Police interrogate Ghattas on suspicion of smuggling phones to prisoners

Police questioned Arab-Israeli MK Basel Ghattas (Joint List) on Tuesday on suspicion of smuggling cell phones to Palestinian prisoners convicted of terrorist and security-related crimes.

According to an Israel Prison Service spokeswoman, the IPS found 15 cellphones and SIM cards on two Palestinian security prisoners in the Ketziot Prison in the Negev after Ghattas concluded a visit to the prisoners. Both of the prisoners are members of Fatah. One the prisoners, Walid Daka, whom Ghattas allegedly met, is serving a 37-year prison sentence for the kidnapping and murder of IDF soldier Moshe Tamam.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Politics-And-Diplomacy/Police-interrogate-Ghattas-on-suspicion-of-smuggling-phones-to-prisoners-476013

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