Police arrest suspected Palestinian arms dealer near Ramallah

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent.

Police say elite officers arrested a wanted Palestinian man on the outskirts of Ramallah earlier today.

According to police, the man is suspected of weapons sales.

Officers of Unit 33, also known as Gideonim, detain the man at a car showroom.

The unit is part of the police’s Lahav 433 serious crimes department.

The suspect is handed over to the Shin Bet security agency for further questioning.

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