Jerusalem, 9 December 2002

ISA arrests murderer of 10-month-old Shalhevet Pass
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

The ISA, along with IDF forces, recently arrested Tanzim operative Mahmud Muhammad Mahmud Amro, 26, a resident of Wadi Alhariah/Hebron. During questioning, he admitted perpetrating the murder of 10-month-old Shalhevet Pass on March 26, 2001.

Following the murder, Amro was detained by the Palestinian Police, but was released shortly afterwards.

Amro has also been involved in numerous attacks in the Hebron area in the past two years.