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  9/20/2011, Elul 21, 5771

Police Seek 9 More Days for Eli Suspect


A remand hearing is scheduled, Tuesday morning in the Petach Tikva Magistrates Court, for the resident of the Samarian Jewish community of Eli who was arrested Monday on suspicion of damaging military vehicles at the Binyamin Brigade base, according to the Honenu legal-aid organization, which is representing him.

Investigators at the Unit for Investigating International Crimes told Honenu attorney Adi Kedar that they will seek to keep the 27-year-old new immigrant from Russia in custody nine more days. The suspect has denied any connection with the incident and has an alibi.