Friday, February 13, 2009

13 prisoners escape PA prison in Jericho

From Ma'an:
Thirteen Palestinian prisoners afternoon escaped from a Palestinian Authority prison in Jericho Friday afternoon, Palestinian security source told Ma’an.

According to the security source, nine of the detainees who escaped are officers in the PA’s security services accused of petty crimes. Four others are “wanted by Israeli intelligence.”

“Those who escaped are now fugitives,” source said.

Palestinian security is currently on a wide-scale manhunt in an attempt to re-arrest the men, Majid Faraj, head of the Palestinian military intelligence service in the West Bank.
Another 13 reasons not to trust the PA with Israel's security.

And were those four men being held in prison to keep them away from Israeli interrogations?