Two arrests at Tomb of Joshua
Tuesday, April 17, 23:06 Two Jews were arrested this evening (Tuesday) at the entrance to the Tomb of Joshua in the village of Kifil Haras (Timnat Hares) near the city of Ariel in the Shomron, Honenu reports. On the occasion of an entry to the Tomb of Joshua in order to honor the anniversary of his passing, policemen from the Ariel Police Station arrested two Jews who came to pray at the tomb. E., a friend of the two arrestees, related that as his two friends sat at the entrance to the village two Arabs approached them, pointed at them and spoke between themselves in Arabic. Afterwards the Arabs went to the Ariel Police commander who was on the scene and complained that several minutes previously the two Jews had spit at them and also thrown rocks at them. E. noted that he had been with his friends for approximately half an hour before the Arabs complained and that no incident had occurred during that time. In any event, the police commander ordered his subordinates to arrest the two, who were taken to the police station.