Thursday, may 25, the magistrate’s court of Jerusalem met the representative of the ultra-Orthodox community, who was accused of assaulting a policewoman during a protest in March of this year.
We are talking about the protests against the arrest of the «haredim» who refuse to pass urgent military or alternative service. In March in such actions in Jerusalem, Bnei Brak and other cities were attended by hundreds of representatives of the radical «of the Jerusalem wing of the» ultra-Orthodox Jews, led by Rabbi Shmuel Auerbaha.
Was then arrested dozens of offenders who tried to block the road and disturb the traffic. Later all detainees were released. Most of them got off with fines. But against one of the parties was filed on charges that he allegedly assaulted a policewoman.
After watching the video of this incident, the judge Yaron, Mitkovic came to the conclusion that the attack on the police officer was not. The judge criticized the police and said that if I had not found the video, the accused could suffer undeserved punishment.