The horrific incident occurred at the coastal resort of Eilat, where 30 men raped a 16-year-old girl.
The girl was in Eilat with her friends, but later she went to the hotel to use the bathroom. She was then taken to a hotel room, where the group of men raped her and made videos of the incident.
This horrid incident happened in Eilat, where a 16-year-old girl was with her friends drinking. She went into the coastal resort to use the bathroom. She was in the bathroom when the alleged man abducted her and took her to the hotel room, where he and other men raped her.
The teen went to the police to report the assault last Friday. The police started investigating the crime until now two suspects have been arrested.
One suspect was arrested from northern Israel on Wednesday after finding the footage of the attack, and some messages on his phone. Suspect claims that someone else was using his phone.
According to the authorities, the victim didn’t know any of the suspects. The girl was not the guest at the hotel, she just went to the bathroom after drinking with her friends. The man disguised as a medic and took her to the hotel room.
One more suspect had been arrested who is in his late twenties. One suspect claims that it was consensual, while the other says that it was almost 30 men who assaulted her.
Pnina Maman, the owner of the hotel, said there is no evidence that this crime has happened in her resort. She also stated that she has handed over all the surveillance footages to the police, but there is no evidence of any group of 30 men. Maman said that she is also a mother, and she will try her best to cooperate with the police as much as possible.
This news sends shockwaves throughout the nation, Prime Minister Netanyahu, expressed his views on twitter saying that this is shocking, and it is not just the crime against the girl, it’s a crime against all humanity. He also said that whoever is responsible for this horrid crime should be brought to justice and they deserve every kind of condemnation.
Defense Minister Benny Gantz also shared his views asking that what those men were trying to prove, by standing outside the room of an unconscious young girl, with other people?
He also stated that ‘I must convey a message to those who participated or bore witness to this case or others: The only thing you’ve proven is what depravity of your soul and morality you are capable of.’
Thousands of Israelis are protesting nationwide in support of the girl. Thousands of Protestors were gathered Tel Aviv’s Habima Square, and hundreds of people rallied in Jerusalem holding the signs saying “We won’t be silent anymore.” some of the protestors are in Givatayim, Haifa, and other parts of the nation.