Palestinian Authority grants bail to accused killers of activist Nizar Banat
By MEE staff | Published date: 22 June 2022 | Middle East Eye
The Palestinian Authority has ordered the release of 14 security officers who stand accused of killing activist Nizar Banat last year.
The officers have been freed on the condition that they attend court hearings on time, a top Palestinian security official who requested anonymity told AFP.
The risk of Covid-19 spreading in the West Bank prison where they were held was cited as grounds for their release in a letter seen by the news agency, written by the prosecutor responsible for oversight of Palestinian security forces, Abdelnasser Jarrar. (...)