YNet News: “Six suspects in the murder of the 16-year-old from Shuafat were arrested on Sunday morning. The Petah Tikva Magistrate’s Court extended the remand of five of the six suspected in the kidnapping and murder of Abu Khdeir in eight days, despite the fact police sought a 15-days extension. The remand of the sixth suspect was extended in five days.
The suspects were barred from meeting their attorneys during the remand extension hearings.
The six are suspected of being members of a terror organizations, memberships in a forbidden organization, abduction for the sake of murder, the murder of a minor, conspiring to commit a crime, possession of weapons and ammunition and committing a crime motivated by racism. One of them confessed and framed the others.”
Opinion: Prime Minister Netanyahu expresses sorrow at the murder:
“The murder of your son is not acceptable by any human standard,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday told Hussein Abu Khdeir, the father of 16-year-old Muhammad, whose charred body was found in Jerusalem on Wednesday.
“I wish to express my shock, and that of the people of Israel, at the despicable murder of your son. We acted immediately to apprehend the murderers, and they will be tried and brought to justice. We reject such cruel behavior.”
As of Sunday night, Hamas had rejected a truce after a three-week rocket barrage and was planning escalation.