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Relatives of woman killed by ex-husband request protection amid revenge fears

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21.11.2020

The family of a woman who was killed on Monday, allegedly by her ex-husband, have asked police for protection due to concerns the suspect may seek to harm them.

Wafa Kenaneh, 37, died after her former husband crashed his car into her vehicle in the northern Arab Israeli city of Arraba and then stabbed her to death.

According to a Friday report by the Ynet news site, relatives of Kenaneh asked the police to provide them with protection amid fears her former husband could seek revenge, but were told it was not necessary.

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Additionally, the relatives claimed that police had stopped searching for Rafiah Kenaneh, who had been on the run since the attack on his former wife earlier this week.

“For several days now, rumors have been circulating in the community that the despicable killer will not give up until he completes the murder and revenge campaign on Wafa’s brother and mother,” the family said in a statement. “Whether the rumors are true or not, the despicable killer is still roaming free, and search efforts in the locality have stopped and no police vehicles are seen.” Screen capture from video allegedly showing passersby trying to push a man away from a woman, reportedly his ex-wife, after he stabbed her in the northern city of Arraba, November........

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