Monday, July 01, 2013

Price Tagger Tagged?

Nine months after the Trappist monastery in Latrun was vandalized in a suspected price-tag attack in November 2012, a 22-year-old resident of the haredi town of Bnei Brak was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of involvement.  The suspect is accused of vandalizing property, arson, conspiracy to commit a crime and obstruction of justice. He is suspected of setting the monastery door on fire and spray painting derogatory slogans on the walls of the building like "Jesus is a monkey" alongside the names of various Jewish outposts in Judea and Samaria.
The suspect arrived in court for extension of remand wearing a T-shirt that said: "Jews, come on, let's win."  The suspect is a known right-wing activist who operated in Judea and Samaria before relocating to Bnei Brak as a result of a restraining order. 

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