The “Israeli Internal Security Services” Shin Bet claimed that it managed to arrest a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip who allegedly participated in transferring large sums of cash for the Hamas movement and its armed wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, in the Gaza Strip.
The Shin Bet stated Thursday that, on September 6, the army kidnapped Maher Atiyya Abu Jibba, 41, who works in the import of iron into Gaza, while he was trying to cross into Israel through the Erez terminal; he carried a valid permit issued by Israel.
The Shin Bet added that, upon searching him, the soldiers found NIS 114.000 (Approximately $ 29.000) on him.
The Israeli Police claims that Abu Jibba admitted during interrogation that he transferred large sums of cash to the Hamas leadership in the coastal region, and that other sums were deposited, by Hamas leaders abroad, in his bank account, in addition to the claim that he provided the Al-Qassam Brigades with large quantities of iron used in the construction of tunnels, military facilities and equipment. more