IDF COURT SENTENCES HEBRON SHOOTER TO 1.5-YEAR JAIL TERM

  • Jerusalem Post Israel News
    IDF COURT SENTENCES HEBRON SHOOTER TO 1.5-YEAR JAIL TERM
    BYYONAH JEREMY BOB FEBRUARY 21, 2017 12:40
    As part of the sentencing, IDF soldier Elor Azaria was also demoted from the military rank of sergeant to private; defense plans to appeal ruling.
    THE FATHER of convicted Sgt. Elor Azaria (center) prays behind him in a military court during a rema
    THE FATHER of convicted Sgt. Elor Azaria (center) prays behind him in a military court during a remand hearing for his case last March. (photo credit:REUTERS)
  • The Jaffa Military Court on Tuesday sentenced IDF soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months in jail for his manslaughter conviction for killing Palestinian attacker Abdel Fatah al-Sharif on March 24, 2015, as he lay wounded in a Hebron street.
  • As part of the sentencing, Azaria was also demoted from the military rank of sergeant to private.

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