Sunday, March 25, the magistrate’s court in Haifa extended by five days the period of detention of 33-year-old resident Sharama suspected of committing the car attack in acre.
Simultaneously with the decision on prolongation of arrest to the court a Declaration of completion of the investigation and intent to present charges to the arrestee.
The Declaration is not specific as to what crimes are incriminated to the detained.
The incident in acre took place on 4 March, four people received injuries of varying severity.
Suspect’s relatives reject the possibility of committing crimes on nationalist soil. According to the father and other relatives of the driver residing in the village of dir al-Assad, the morning of March 4 he was taken to the hospital of acre his wife, who is nine months pregnant. His family claim that their family has never been involved in extremist activities, some members of this family served in the IDF.
The father of the driver said that his son worked with him in metalloremont workshop and never broke laws.
Initially it was reported that the driver of the white jeep made assaults on men in military uniform after an argument with a policeman about Parking fines.
But police later said the car was made the attack, the executor of which was an Arab with Israeli citizenship, not living in ‘ Akko.
During the preliminary investigation it was established that he deliberately knocked people in military or police uniforms.
At that time, as the lawyer of the driver claims it was an accident, the terrorist movement of Hamas issued a statement which said that it was a terrorist attack. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum, quoted «Palestinian information center» on his Twitter, said that Hamas welcomed the Palestinian determination to fight the Israeli occupation. He noted that the Palestinian resistance movement will continue until the «end of occupation».