Arrest of Islamic Jihad terrorist extended again

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 Islamic Jihad terrorist arrest extended again

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The military court again extends the detention of a senior member of the Palestinian “Islamic Jihad” Basema Al-Saadi for six days.

As reported by the Times of Israel, Al-Saadi, the leader of the group in Samaria, will be held in custody until at least August 21.

According to the Times of Israel, Arutz Sheva, the military prosecutor's office requested an extension of Al-Saadi's arrest by nine days, noting that there were additional persons arrested as part of the investigation. The terrorist's lawyer demanded that he be released under house arrest.

Saadi was arrested August 1 by Israeli troops in the city of Jenin. After this “Islamic Jihad” declared a state of combat readiness. Shortly thereafter, the IDF launched Operation Dawn. in Gaza against Islamic Jihad.

According to Arui Sheva, 62-year-old Al-Saadi began working with Islamic Jihad. in 1984. He is one of the central and influential figures in the terrorist group. He was arrested seven times for planning terrorist attacks, including during the Second Intifada

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