PPS: Israeli Court Issue Jail Terms And Fines Against Five Prisoners

Ramallah, MINA – The Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) said Thursday that the Israeli military courts of Salem and Ofer issued actual prison sentences against five Palestinian prisoners and imposed financial penalties on them.

According to a statement released by the PPS, prisoner Mo’men Makhlouf was sentenced to 34 months in jail and ordered to pay 4,000 shekels, while prisoner Mohamed Khaddour received eight months’ imprisonment and was fined 3,000 shekels.

Different jail rulings and fines were also handed down to other three prisoners.  Nabil Sawalhi and Mohamed Araysha were both ordered to serve 14 months in jail and pay 4,000 and 2,000 shekels in fines respectively, PIC reported.

Seven months’ imprisonment and a fine of 2,000 shekels were also issued against prisoner Hamza Namruti.

In another development, the PPS said that 12 detainees received administrative detention orders, between three to six months, from the Ofer military court, with no indictment or trial.(T/R04/RS5)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)