Thursday, March 29, the district attorney’s office in Haifa has filed an indictment against 26-year-old Malak Yusuf Asadi from Shfaram. He is charged with five counts of attempted murder committed on motives of national hatred (the attack). We are talking about automotive terrorist attack committed on 4 March, injuring four people.
— Car attack in acre. Photos
Recall that on 4 March this year, Asadi, was driving the SUV Hyundai purposefully brought down four people on the street, Jehoshaphat, near the market and near the train station. Injured four people, including two soldiers of the Israel defense forces and one employee of the border police.
The driver opened fire. He was wounded and detained.
Relatives of the suspect continues to deny the possibility of his 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 Malak was brought to the hospital of acre his wife, who was 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.
Malak’s father said that his son worked with him in metalloremont workshop and never broke laws.
Initially it was reported that the driver has committed assaults on people in uniform after a dispute with police about Parking fines. But police later said the car was made the attack. During the preliminary investigation it was established that he deliberately knocked people in military or police uniforms.
The terrorist movement of Hamas issued a statement in which he said that it was a terrorist attack.