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  Tamuz 26, 5772 , 16/07/12

Retired PA Officer Under Investigation Jumps to Death

Retired Palestinian Authority officer Ahmed Mansour, who was arrested, last month, by the PA security apparatus, jumped to his death, Sunday, from the third storey of the detention facility in Ramallah. PA sources say Mansour was appointed by the office of PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to head efforts to return land that had been sold to Jews. According to one report, Mansour was arrested on suspicion of corruption. According to another, he himself sold land to Jews or tried to use his position to take control of land that was not his.

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