Sentencing a child for 12 years in prison….extensions of arrest
February 12, 2017

The District judge sentenced a Jerusalemite child for 12 years in prison.

Amjad Abu Asab, head of Jerusalemites detainees and prisoners families committee, explained that the District judge sentenced Huthaifa Ishaq Taha (17) for 12 years in prison after being convicted of carrying out a stabbing attack in Jerusalem; he is a resident of Kufor Aqab north of Jerusalem.

He explained that Huthaifa was arrested on 4/1/2016 after being shot and injured in his arm and legs in the area of Damascus Gate in Jerusalem.

On the other hand, lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud explained that the judge extended the arrest of Mohammad Hadreh and Eid Shabaneh until 7/5/2017, Aziz Alayan until 26/3/2017, Yazan Nouri until 10/5/2017, Dia’ Kawasmi until 16/3/2017, Issa Dirbas and Amid Obeid until 14/2/2017.

He added that the judge decided to release Nader Abdo (minor) and Fares Aweisat with a 1000-NIS bail, house-arrest for 7 days and a third-party bail for each.