Shin Bet uncovers Palestinian squad bent on kidnapping Israelis in West Bank

21.05.2012                      29.Ijar. 5772                    Jom Kippur Katan; Tag 44 des Omer

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Shin Bet uncovers Palestinian squad bent on kidnapping Israelis in West Bank

According to indictment submitted to IDF court, Ramallah-area squad sought to use abductions to negotiate the release of Palestinian prisoners.

Security forces intercepted a Palestinian squad that attempted to kidnap Israeli citizens in the West Bank, the Shin Bet indicated on Sunday, adding that the squad's purpose was to negotiate the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jail.
The squad was arrested in an operation two months ago, according to the Shin Bet, and included nine members, all residents of the West Bank city of Ramallah and its whereabouts. It was led by 22-year-old Muhammad Ramadan, a resident of the West Bank town of al-Bireh….