Saturday, March 6, 2010

Israeli forces arrest Hebron man, release another

Hebron – Ma'an – Israeli authorities arrested a young man from Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, and released another whose term of imprisonment ended on Thursday.

Mohammad Ayad Awad, spokesman for the Palestinian Solidarity Project, said Muntaser Diab Sa’eed A’tieyah Awad, 21, was arrested after soldiers broke into his home accompanied by sniffer dogs on Thursday night.

They ransacked its contents and arrested Muntaser before transferring him elsewhere, Awad said.

Israeli media reported that four Palestinians were detained overnight.

Meanwhile, Adham Mohammad Azmi Ikhleiliel, 20, was released after two years in jail and a 2,000-shekel fine.