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  9/5/2012, Elul 18, 5772

PA Man Indicted for Poisoning Jewish Family


A central district court has indicted Othman Nasara, a resident of the Palestinian Authority-controlled town of Beit Furik in Samaria, for poisoning a Jewish family in Raanana. Nasara was among a group of Arab men who slipped poison into beverages in the home of the Lerner family after doing work in the home.

Both parents, one of their small children, and two others drank the beverages and became ill.

Nasara is charged with using dangerous poison with the intend of endangering human life, breaking in to a domicile, and theft.