Israeli man laying tefillin on New Zealand ferry stirs 'terror' scare
Captain informs police that the passenger was carrying 'small boxes with wires attached to them.'
An Israeli tourist aboard a New Zealand ferry was questioned by police for wearing Tefillin, TVNZ website reported on Sunday.
The captain of the inter-island vessel informed police that a passenger on board had been observed carrying "a suspicious article," which contained "small boxes with wires attached to them."
A short police investigation revealed that the man was carrying the traditional ritual object, which caused suspicion among passengers. The man was released with no further charges
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