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  11/28/2012, Kislev 14, 5773

Entrapment Scandal of Samaria Residents Continues


A scandal involving accusations of entrapment of Jewish residents of Samaria continues. The Shomron Residents Committee were unhappy with the short response from Minister of Public Security Yitzhak Aharonovitch. Approximately a month ago, police disguised as Arab infiltrators approached the edge of the community of Susiya. When Jewish residents chased them out, they were arrested by police, who said the infiltration was a set-up to catch Jewish agitators. After a strongly worded letter to Minister Aharonovitch, the Minister sent a short response thanking the residents for expressing their concerns. The residents committee his response did not acknowledged the gravity of the situation.