Remand extended in Rabbi Abuchatzeira stabbing

11.08.2011                      11.Aw-Elul, 5771

Rabbi-Mord:

Remand extended in Rabbi Abuchatzeira stabbing

Decision to extend Dahan's remand based on suspicions against him; Psychiatric evaluation indicates that he is a danger.

The Beersheba Magistrate's Court ruled on Wednesday to extend the remand of Asher Dahan, the 42-year-old Elad resident suspected of murdering Rabbi Elazar Abuchatzeira late last month.
Rabbi Abuchatzeira, a well-known religious figure and grandson of the Baba Sali, was stabbed in the upper body by a visitor to his Beersheba yeshiva last month….