In the video: the extension of the detention of a 22-year-old suspected of rape and breaking into a house in Gedra (Photo: Israel Police)
The arrest of the suspect in the rape of the woman in her apartment in Gedra, Barakat Abu Essa, has been extended by five more days - this is what the judge of the Magistrate's Court in Rishon Lezion, Limor Khaled Ron, decided today (Sunday) in a court hearing.
His detention was extended after the filing of a prosecutor's statement by the police.
The police representative said in court that the suspect's sperm was found on the body of the woman, who was raped in front of her children after the suspect broke into their home.
Barakat Abu Esa at a court hearing at the beginning of this month (Photo: Shlomi Heller)
Two weeks ago, the police began to investigate the case, which happened on Friday at the beginning of the month.
According to the assessment, the raped woman's three children, under the age of six, were present in the house at the time of the act.
The police have a video of the suspect arriving at the building to carry out his plot.
A preliminary examination of the case revealed that the woman was sleeping in her home, where her three children were also sleeping.
She woke up to a noise, then discovered the burglar inside the house, who attacked and raped her.
She then called the police.
In an interview with N12 last week, the woman recounted the moments of horror, "I bit him, dragged couches and tried to confront him until I got to the point where he told me: 'If you don't keep quiet, I will kill you.' My fear was that he would kill my children and me - so I surrendered ", she said.
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