On Tuesday, June 13, the district court in Haifa found guilty of Wisam Swagata, a resident of Sakhnin, who were detained for participating in the activities of the terrorist organization «Islamic state».
Swagat convicted of membership in a terrorist organization, membership in banned organizations, illegal military exercises and contacts with foreign agents.
On March 21 the district court in Haifa sentenced Sabreen Zbeidat, the wife of the accused, to 50 months in prison for participating in the activities of the movement «Islamic state» in Iraq.
According to the indictment, Sabreen Zbeidat, her husband Wasim and three children for a long time were in Mosul. Wasim took part in the fighting in the ranks of the «Islamic state» and was wounded. Sabreen worked in a local hospital, and the children were enrolled in school in the city.
The family returned to Israel on 22 September 2016, and the Ben Gurion airport Sabreen and Wasim Zbeidat was arrested.
The investigation was conducted jointly by the police and General security service (Shin bet). During the investigation, Sabreen confessed to her alleged actions.