News Briefs

  3/10/2014, Adar Bet 8, 5774

Rahat Resident Convicted of Arson in Rahat Pine Forest

The Be'er Sheva District Court today (Monday) convicted a resident of the southern Bedouin town of Rahat of arson in the Rahat Pine Forest, and several other locations.

The verdict stated that the defendant lit piles of weeds and put tires on them, resulting in over an dunam and a half (0.37 acres) of burnt trees.