The Jerusalem District Court initiated on Wednesday the trial of Jewish terrorist, Yaakov Teitel, after official charges of two murders, five attempted murders, weapons violations, arson and incitement to commit crimes and acts of violence were filed against him.Israeli online daily, Haaretz, reported that the parents of Ami Ortiz, who was wounded by a bomb planted by Teitel were present at the court as they intend to file a NIS 4 million civil suit.
Ami’s mother said that she came to the court because it is important for her to see Teitel in jail for causing horrific damage, Haaretz said.
Teitel is a fundamentalist who lived in Shvut Rachel illegal settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank. He was apprehended last October.
He is also suspected of killing two Palestinians in addition to being suspected of attempting to kill Jewish left-wing Professor Ze’ev Sternhell.
The extended list of charges against him also include attempting to attack the Israeli police during the Gay Pride Parade.
He also admitted to mailing a wired box to a family of messianic Jews.