The Central Command Military Court in Jaffa on Thursday convicted three soldiers from the Netzach Yehuda Battalion of mistreating Palestinian Arabs in aggravating circumstances. The soldiers will be sentenced next week.
The three confessed to the offenses attributed to them, as part of a plea bargain with the military prosecution. According to the agreement, they are to serve six-and-a-half months in prison and be demoted to the rank of Private.
The soldiers, friends of Staff Sergeant Yovel Mor-Yosef and Sergeant Yossi Cohen, who were murdered in the attack, allegedly attacked Arab detainees suspected of assisting the terrorist who carried out the attack.
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