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Cops find stolen Torah originally from Baghdad that alleged thief planned to sell

A stolen Torah scroll originally from Baghdad that was allegedly found with a Umm al-Fahm resident arrested by police, on November 17, 2021. (Israel Police)
A stolen Torah scroll originally from Baghdad that was allegedly found with a Umm al-Fahm resident arrested by police, on November 17, 2021. (Israel Police)

Police say they have recovered a stolen Torah scroll that is hundreds of years old and originally from Baghdad.

Police say they arrested a man from Umm al-Fahm, alleging he planned to sell the Torah for hundreds of thousands of shekels.

Cops have also arrested four other suspects in the case.

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