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  2/10/2014, Adar 10, 5774

Gilad Farm Council Member Arrested at 3 a.m.


Yehuda Cohen, a council member of Havat Gilad (Gilad Farm) was arrested at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday night / Monday morning by riot police, Shomron-Yehuda District Police and Shin Bet agents. 

According to police, the arrest took place due to suspicion of attacking police officers.

Community members protested the way the arrest was conducted stating that Cohen is married with three young children. "This conduct is reminiscent of dark regimes and certainly not suitable for democratic standards," an eyewitness told Arutz Sheva news.