The Magistrate’s Court of Jenin made a ruling, Sunday, to release a Hamas leader on bail.Family sources said that Sheikh Abu Aoun, a prominent Hamas leader in the West Bank, was referred by the Preventive Security Service to the public prosecutor a few days ago, Al Ray reports.

The sources said that the prosecutor extended his detention, destined to end today, and approved his release on bail.

His case has not been closed, adding that Abu Aoun is to be released on Monday, according to the sources.

The court charged Abu Aoun of inciting sectarian strife in his statements criticizing the security coordination with Israel, and the political arrests carried out by security services loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank.

Sheikh Abu Aoun was arrested on March 24 and placed under custody.