Russian Compound, Jerusalem - Holding and trading of combat materiel, Remand Extension

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Tova Szeintuch, Roni Hammermann (reporting)


Translation: Marganit W.


Judge: Menashe Vatnish

Police Investigator: Matanes Haddad

Attorneys: Tareq Bargout, Fadi Qawasme


There were four detaineesinfo-icon in the docket. The judge asks them how they are doing.


1.Two brothers: Jamal Walid Ismail Othman – ID  855003513

Alaa Ayad Ismail Othman – ID 850969619

Accused of possession of bullets. 

An agreement  has been reached to transfer the file to the prosecution and the detainees to Ofer in 4 days.


2. Munzer Sahri Muhammad Sharitah – ID 906441027

Accused of endangering security in the region and providing services to a hostile organization.

He planned to transfer a large sum from Jordan to Israel. Intelligence led to his arrest at the border.

The police representative requests 22-day remand extension. The judge allows 15 days.


3. Hamza Hasin Muhammad Kamal – ID 913454179

Suspected of carrying out a terrorist act.

He has been interrogated for 12 days and claims he has no idea why he is detained.

The police representative requests 11-day remand extension while Atty. Bargout asks for an extension until next Thursday. The judge asks the detainee how he is doing and is told that the detainee’s mother had an accident  (a herniated disc) and that Hamza takes care of her. Atty. Bargout asks to phone her to find out how she is doing, and the judge hands him his own cell phone (attorneys have to deposit their phones at the entrance) to call the mother. It turns out that she is doing well and the detainee is relieved.

The judge orders remand extension for 8 days.