WorldSome officers and members of the security unit were detained in connection...

Some officers and members of the security unit were detained in connection with the death of Palestinian opposition activist Benat.


According to the news of the local news agency Vatan, the intelligence agency detained 15 people, including officers and members of the security unit. BenatHe took him to Jericho Prison for questioning about his death.

It was reported that the detentions in question were carried out in line with the report of the commission established to investigate Benat’s death, upon the instruction of Prime Minister Muhammed İştiye, and the decision of the intelligence agency and the Military Prosecutor’s Office.

Nizar Benat’s brother Ammar also said in a statement on his social media account Facebook, “Yes, it is true. We have been informed that 14 people involved in the assassination of Nizar are in custody in Jericho.” used the phrase.

Stating that they were aware of this information in the morning but did not take it seriously, Ammar requested that the names of these people be disclosed.

Ammar said that they will not accept anyone to be a scapegoat instead of the plotters; He stressed that everyone will be held accountable for their crimes, words, plans and actions.

It is stated that the names of these people, for whom there is no information about the time of their detention, are written in the report of the commission established to investigate Benat’s death.

Palestinian opposition activist Benat died shortly after he was detained by Palestinian security forces at dawn on 24 June in the city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

The family of the Palestinian dissident argues that Benat was tortured and assassinated.

Prime Minister Mohammed Istiyya announced that a commission was formed to investigate the death of 44-year-old Benat.

Palestinian Justice Minister Mohammad Fahd al-Shalalde also said that Benat was subjected to physical violence and that his death while in custody was unnatural.

. (HAS) . ..

.