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The police detained two private investigators on Friday for allegedly surveilling Magen David Adom director general Eli Bin.

The two suspects - a 37-year-old deputy director of an investigations firm and the firm's head of surveillance, 32 - were arrested on charges of harassment and breach of privacy.

Yaron Ahrak, deputy chief of Petah Tikva police, told Haaretz that the investigation was launched on Wednesday after the MDA chief filed a complaint stating he felt he was being followed.

It is currently unknown who ordered the surveillance as the suspects are not cooperating with the investigation.

"The probe is at its earliest stages. This is a complex, delicate, and sensitive investigation and further measures are expected," Ahrak said, adding that he wasn't ruling out the possibility of further arrests.

MDA said in response that it is "alarmed at these acts, which were most likely perpetrated by certain elements who for some time attempting are attempting to harass and besmirch the organization."

MDA officials added that they are "convinced that law enforcement agencies will prosecute the suspects and their operators to the full extent of the law."