News Brief 8/22/2013, Elul 16, 5773
'Price Tag' Prisoner Arrested for Threatening PM
A 22 year old Israeli who is serving time in prison for previous crimes was arrested Thursday, after police said he had sent a threatening letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
According to police, the letter contained threats against Netanyahu over the government's recent decision to release over 100 terrorists, as a “gesture” to encourage the Palestinian Authority to enter into negotiations with Israel. The specific content of the letter was not revealed.