November 17, 2021

Police arrest six Arabs for forgery of ownership documents in Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood » J-Wire

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Israel’s police arrested early Tuesday morning six Arabs suspected of a multi-million real estate scam in eastern Jerusalem, an affair sure to send shockwaves through multiple systems.

Members of Israel’s left-wing community protesting at Shimon HaTzaddik neighbourhood against the growing Jewish presence near the Arab neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Jerusalem, Apr 16, 2021.

The police stated that following an undercover and complex investigation by the Jerusalem District Central Unit and other bodies, it was successful in exposing a fraudulent plot by the suspects to seize land in eastern Jerusalem.

Police units raided the suspects’ homes in Jerusalem and in the Arab town of Taibeh in the centre of the country, arrested the suspects and operated to locate…

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