Israeli police arrest head of radical Islamic group, five others

It was revealed on Thursday that six members of the northern wing of Israel's Islamic Movement, which has been declared illegal, were arrested at the end of March and the beginning of April. The chairman of the wing, Saliman Agbariya, was among those taken into custody in the joint operation by the police and the Shin Bet domestic security service. The police seized about 200,000 shekels in cash that the group received from the overseas Muslim Brotherhood movement. The authorities also confiscated donations from Muslim charities that had been diverted to the private bank accounts of the five arrested with the chairman.
The northern wing was declared as an illegal organization in November 2015 and was designated as a terrorist organization when Israel's counterterrorism law went into effect in November 2016. 

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