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Israeli’s ‘most wanted gang leader’, 7 others arrested, 12 firearms seized

According to Israeli authorities, the suspect is part of a notorious gang dealing in drug trafficking, extortion and other criminal activities. In 2003 and 2004, the wanted suspect allegedly placed bombs under a vehicle of a man in Israel in two separate incidents.

As a result of the first explosion, five people sustained serious injuries but all miraculously survived.

Mathe said in the second incident, the suspect placed a bomb on top of a the same victim’s vehicle. In this incident, three people sustained serious injuries.

“During an early morning takedown operation, the team pounced on an identified address in Bryanston and found the suspect and seven others, 12 firearms including five assault rifles and seven pistols and $40,000.

“Three suspected stolen motorcycles were also seized,” she said.

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