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  3/20/2014, Adar Bet 18, 5774

Prison Commander Out for Mistakenly Freeing PA Prisoner


The commander of the Ofer Prison, northwest of Jerusalem, was transferred from the position, Thursday, after he mistakenly released a Palestinian Authority prisoner who was wanted for questioning by the Shabak (Shin Bet-General Security Services) Israel Security Agency. Commissioner Aharon Franco of the Prisons Service decided to reprimand the commander and transfer him to the Holot holding facility for iniltrators near the Sinai border.

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