Ashkelon area mobster, associates arrested at airport trying to flee country

An underworld boss from the South was arrested at Ben-Gurion Airport on Friday along with three of his associates, and is being held on suspicion of extortion.

Benny Shlomo, from Moshav Heletz in the Ashkelon coast region, is well-known for the bloody feud he has waged in recent years with Shalom Domrani, the southern Israel kingpin from nearby Ashkelon. Shlomo was one of Domrai’s top lieutenants until he started his own operation a few years ago, opening a gangland war with his former boss.

On Friday, Shlomo and his associates were arrested at the airport he before they could board a plane, police said.


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