The Jerusalem Magistrate Court ruled to release from custody Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who was held as a suspect in the murder of Nishim Shitrit, which occurred 30 years ago. This was reported by The Jerusalem Post.
The mayor of one of the Israeli cities was also released from custody. Another suspect, Zvi Zucker, was placed under house arrest.
The main reason for the court's decision was the lack of evidence against the suspects.
Rabbi Eliezer Berland is expected to be will be transferred back to prison, where he is serving time for fraud and other crimes.