Alleged Israeli Spy Held In Hamas Leader's Killing
by The Associated Press
June 12, 2010
An alleged Mossad spy from
The man, using the name Uri Brodsky, is suspected of working for Mossad in
Brodsky was arrested in early June upon his arrival in Poland because of a European arrest warrant issued by Germany which is now seeking his extradition, the spokesman said, declining to be named in line with department policy.
The spokesman had no estimate of how long it could take for Brodsky to be extradited from
The suspect appeared before a Polish court on June 6, and was ordered to remain in temporary arrest for up to 40 days, she said. Lewandowska had no information on his possible extradition.
Police in the United Arab Emirates said the elaborate hit squad linked to the Jan. 19 slaying in Dubai of al-Mabhouh — one of the founders of Hamas' military wing — involved some 25 suspects, most of them carrying fake passports from European nations.
Dubai's police chief, Lt. Gen. Dahi Khalfan Tamim, has said he is nearly "100 percent" certain that Mossad,
The brazen assault in a luxury hotel and its alleged perpetrators were widely captured by security cameras. Some footage, released by
At the time,
The German news weekly Der Spiegel reported that the arrest in
After a German passport was used by a person linked to the
Authorities in the western city of
In February, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle urged a thorough investigation and said German authorities would do everything possible to support their counterparts in the UAE.
If Brodsky's extradition goes through, however, it could put the government in
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