Israeli special police units detain governor of Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Saturday, Special units of the Israeli police detained governor of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, in the town of Beit Hanina to the north of occupied Jerusalem.

Informed sources told WAFA at least three police cars intercepted the car carrying the governor before nabbing him and leading him to an unknown destination. No reason was given for the arrest.

Earlier Saturday, the Israeli army detained Colonel Jihad Faqeeh, 50, who heads the Jerusalem office in the Palestinian Intelligence force, at a military checkpoint near the town of Qatannah, northwest of Jerusalem, as he was heading to work in Ramallah.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency