Polish authorities arrest Israeli agent
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Polish authorities earlier this month arrested an alleged Israeli spy using the pseudonym Uri Brodsky, in connection with the murder of .
After being arrested on aon 4 June, Brodsky was ordered to remain in custody for forty days after being brought before the court on the sixth of this month. His extradition is being sought by Germany in connection to the forging of a German passport used in the .
Polish authorities have yet to decide to hand him over., the spokeswoman of Poland's prosecutors, added that nothing much was known about Brodsky except for his name. German newspaper has reported that the Israeli Embassy has urged Polish authorities against Brodsky's extradition.
Israel's Foreign Ministry spokesman, Andrew David, has said, "At the moment, we are looking into that like any other Israeli has been arrested, and he's getting consular treatment."
, the Lieutenant-General of Dubai, has stated that he is nearly sure that Israel's spy agency, , is responsible for the January murder of al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas official and co-founder of one of its military wings, in . Israel has disputed those claims, however, saying there is no proof of Israeli involvement in the incident.
- "Hamas claims Israel assassinated commander in Dubai" — Wikinews, January 30, 2010
- "Israeli wanted over Dubai killing 'held in Poland'" — , June 13, 2010
- AP. "Alleged Mossad spy arrested in hit-squad case" — , June 13, 2010