In Plea Bargain, Israeli Arab Lawmaker to Admit to Terror-related Offense for Two Years in Prison

Under the deal expected to be finalized in court on Sunday, Basel Ghattas will admit to committing an act that could lead either directly or indirectly to acts of terrorism by smuggling cellphones to two Arab prisoners.

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MK Basel Ghattas of the Joint List appears in the Magistrate's Court over suspicions that he smuggled cell phones to Palestinian prisoners, January 5, 2017.
MK Basel Ghattas of the Joint List appears in the Magistrate's Court over suspicions that he smuggled cell phones to Palestinian prisoners, January 5, 2017.