Archive for the ‘evidence’ tag
Police investigator Zion Karakalis was recorded during a telephone call in which he tried to coordinate evidence with a suspect in an assault, apparently in order to close the case against him. According to him, we recommended closing the case, even though there is evidence against the suspects.
(Hebrew – Ynet)
Ta’ayush activists claim that even when complaints are backed up by photographs, the Judea and Samaria police do not pursue investigations against settlers. For example, the Judea and Samaria police announced that for lack of evidence, it was closing a complaint against two settlers for trespassing and damaging a car belonging to a Palestinian Susya resident. The incident was recorded on video and the names of the alleged attackers are known.
Supreme Court Justices ruled that the Attorney General’s office withheld evidence from the defense, which had the potential to acquit their defendant, and this evidence only came to light during the supreme court appeal.
(Hebrew - News1)
A father and son from Netanya were accused of stabbing a resident of that city, and were only released after their defense counsel uncovered additional investigative material which refutes the claims made against them by the central witness. According to the defense counsel, Adv. Niva Nakache, she noticed that additional material was missing from the police recordings, but when she inquired with the police prosecutors about it, “they claimed that there was no additional material.” When she managed to obtain the missing material, she discovered that it refutes the testimony of the witness.