OUTRAGE IN JERUSALEM: Old City Arabs hid Muslim terrorist attacker, gave him new clothes
Indictment reveals 3 Old City residents aided terrorist who stabbed 60-year-old Jew, let him wash off the blood at one of their homes.
By Uzi Baruch
An indictment was submitted on Wednesday against three Arab residents of Jerusalem’s Old City, charging them with aiding the terrorist Muhannad Muhastab from Hevron in his stabbing attack in the Old City two weeks ago.
In the attack at the Old City’s Lion’s Gate, the 18-year-old terrorist moderately wounded a 60-year-old Jewish man. The terrorist fled the scene but was tracked down by police around two hours later.
Police have gathered a basis of evidence against the three Arab accomplices, allowing the attorney’s office to charge them with aiding a crime and disrupting legal procedures.
The indictment describes how on May 2, immediately after the terrorist conducted the stabbing and escaped into one of the Old City’s alleyways, he met two of the accused.
One of them accompanied him towards the Flowers Gate (also known as Herod’s Gate) in order to show him the way, and on the way there the terrorist told him that he was the one who conducted the attack.
When they saw that the gate had been closed in order to prevent the terrorist’s escape, the suspect who accompanied the terrorist told him that he would help him avoid the police and exit the Old City, and they entered a residential building in order to hide from the officers and the security cameras.
The two other suspects joined them at the building, and then one of them took the terrorist to his home located adjacent to the building. There he gave him clothes to change
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