Israeli police detain Palestinian man with improvised guns near Acre
Published Sunday 10/08/2014 13:47
ACRE, Israel (Ma'an) -- Israeli police early Sunday detained a Palestinian man suspected of developing improvised weapons in northern Israel, a police spokeswoman said.
Spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that police found improvised handguns and ammunition in a car near the village of Shaab near Acre (Akka).
Police took the driver -- a Palestinian citizen of Israel from the village of al-Mashhad -- into custody, the statement said.
It said the man admitted he had developed the weapons and was testing their efficiency.
The suspect was to appear in court on Sunday.