Eritrean suspected of aiding terror group (YNetNews.Com -Yedioth Internet) Eli Senyor Published: 06.13.12, 18:03)
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International Crimes Unit arrest foreign national residing in Tel
Aviv for alleged terror activity; say he served as terror
Cleared for publication: The Police International Crimes Unit have
arrested an Eritrean national for alleged terror affiliation, Ynet
Tel Aviv resident Kabari Gabriosus, 22, is suspected of raising money
among the Eritreans migrant community and transferring it to a
terrorists, possibly based in the Sinai Peninsula.
The police said that Gabriosus´ arrest was made possible following a
lengthy, covert investigation. He was charged with conspiracy to
commit a crime, terror affiliation, funding a terror group and money
The latter charge, according to the police, is indicative of the
large sums of money he delivered to his handlers.
According to available information, Gabriosus came under suspicion in
the course of police surveillance of several terror suspects in
Investigators believed he was serving as the group´s "fundraiser" –
collecting money from various foreign nationals living in Tel Aviv,
the greater Tel Aviv area and other cities in central Israel.
According to the case file, Gabriosus enjoyed a certain standing with
various criminal and terror elements in Sinai. Investigators also
told the court that so far, he has not been cooperating with them.
Gabriosus was arraigned by Rishon Lezion Magistrate´s Court: "The
material submitted by the police so far presents sufficient evidence
implicating the suspect in the acts attributed to him," Judge Shira
Zamir said in her ruling.
"After reviewing the case file, including its confidential addendums,
it is clear to me that this extensive investigation is ongoing and
that its sensitive nature requires various measures for it to be
Judge Zamir granted the police´s motion and remanded the suspect
until Sunday. (Copyright 2012 © Yedioth Internet 06/13/12)
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