Tel Aviv hit-and-run suspect arrested in France for fraud

21.12.2011                      25.Kislev. 5772                       Channuka 1

Verhaftet:

Tel Aviv hit-and-run suspect arrested in France for fraud

French authorities informed the Israeli State Attorney of the arrest, but stressed that the case is not connected to the killing of 25-year-old Lee Zeitouni.

Eric Roubbi, one of the two French nationals accused of killing 25 year old Lee Zeitouni in a hit and run accident in Tel Aviv this September and then fleeing the country, was arrested in France on unrelated fraud charges, it was reported Tuesday.
While French authorities reportedly informed the Israeli State Attorney’s office of the weekend arrest of Roubbi—the alleged owner of the hit and run car — they also reportedly stressed that this is not connected to the case in Israel, and does not mean the accused will be extradited, as Israel is demanding….