Arabs Indicted for Tishah B’Av Stabbing


The Jerusalem District Attorney’s Office on Monday filed an indictment against Sultan Abu Humus and Mahmoud Rajbi for their involvement in a stabbing near the Damascus Gate last Tishah B’Av, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Moshe Limai, a chareidi Israeli man in his thirties, was stabbed as he was walking home from the Kosel. He sustained multiple wounds, in his chest, waist and hand.

A third suspect, who is in police custody, is awaiting indictment, said a press release by the prosecution.

Limai was subsequently evacuated to Shaarei Zedek Medical Center in moderate condition.

Police described it as a terror attack.

Abu Humus was charged with attempted murder and obstruction of justice for acting as a lookout. Rajbi was charged with causing severe bodily injury with intent and under aggravated circumstances.