On Monday evening, March 20, at the intersection Mesubim gathered a few dozen ultra-Orthodox who tried to block traffic on the highway.
Road wars «haredim»: protests against the arrest of Petrov. Photos
According to police, there were about 50 protesters. Police have banned the demonstration and arrested five of its members.
Earlier, about 10 protesters were arrested while trying to block traffic on highway 1, at the intersection of Beit Dagan, on the tramways in Jerusalem, on highway 25.
Hundreds of members of radical «of the Jerusalem wing of the» ultra-Orthodox Jews, led by Rabbi Shmuel Auerbaha, seeking the release of two arrested for desertion of members of the community, one of which was Abraham Dov Petrov, is the son of the right hand of Auerbaha of Rabbi Joseph Petrov.
Petrov Jr. was arrested by Israeli police while attempting to disrupt Jerusalem marathon, and when the test showed that he did not come to the military enlistment office to get the detachment from the army, the police handed him over to the military police as a deserter. A military court sentenced him to two weeks in military prison.