Releasing the child Maher Samer Sarhan
April 28, 2015

The occupation police arrested on Tuesday the 15-year old Maher Samer Sarhan after assaulting and beating him in the neighborhood of Bi’er Ayoub in Silwan. The 29-year old Sarhan Sarhan explained that the occupation forces raided his workshop (bricks workshop) in Bi’er Ayoub and arrested his cousin Maher and assaulted and severely beat him with their hands and their batons when there were no clashes in the area. Sarhan added: “I tried to step in and ask about the reason of the arrest but they pushed me away and assaulted me.” Sarhan explained that the forces’ vehicle was stationed near “Al-Bustan” tent and suddenly raided the neighborhood of Bi’er Ayoub and his workshop to execute the arrest. Wadi Hilweh Information Center’s lawyer explained that the occupation police released the child with a 500-NIS bail, house-arrest for 4 days and a third-party bail. Sarhan was accused of throwing stones in Silwan. 11208758_10152736330902466_942688560_n