Thursday, 31 December, Israeli media reported that two brothers, the Israeli Arabs, were detained by the security forces of the Palestinian authority and was under arrest for over a month.
According to published reports, they are suspected of having been involved in the production of marijuana in the locality, Beitunia (near Ramallah). Only two weeks after the arrest of suspects of the civil administration in Judea and Samaria became aware of the fact that Israeli citizens are in the hands of the Palestinian authorities.
Three days ago the brothers were returned to Israel, where they were detained by police on suspicion of drug production. After the initial investigation they have been placed under house arrest until January 1.