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  6/24/2014, Sivan 26, 5774

60-Year-Old Haredi Man May Manage European Drug Cartel

Jerusalem police officers arrested a haredi (ultra-Orthodox) man in his sixties for allegedly managing a drug cartel in Europe. The suspect reportedly tracked down haredi men travelling to Uman, in the Ukraine and asked them to transport the narcotics on his behalf.

The police also arrested messengers the suspect had sent abroad. The suspect will be arraigned later today (Tuesday).