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  Cheshvan 23, 5773 , 08/11/12

5 Years in Prison for Not Helping Stop Fogel Murders

The Samaria (Shomron) military court sentenced an Arab to five years in prison, Thursday, on a conviction for not alerting authorities to the plans of Hakim and Amjad Awad of Awarta, south of Shechem, to murder five members of the Fogel familiy in the Samarian Jewish community of Itamar in March 2011, according to Yisrael Hayom. The sentence was part of a plea bargain. The man said the convicted murderers offered to pay him to get them weapons for an attack but he told them that he was unable to do so.

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