Tuesday, February 10, the Supreme court has issued a temporary ban on the destruction of the house of an Arab who planned the terrorist attack in Jerusalem, perpetrated October 3, 2015. As a result of the terrorist attack, were killed Aaron Benita and Rabbi Nehemia Lavi.
The initiator of the attack of Abd al-Aziz Marai, a resident of the Jerusalem neighbourhood of Abu Dis, was arrested less than a month after the incident. In the framework of the indictment, he was charged with premeditated murder and attempted murder.
The decision to destroy his house was made simultaneously with the filing of the indictment. Relatives of the terrorist filed a suit in the high court of appeals, arguing that in the case of the destruction of the house, five people, including a 14-year-old girl without shelter. In the appeal it was also alleged that Marai did not live in the house for over three years.
The final decision on this case will be decided next week.