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Muslim woman dresses as ultra-Orthodox Jew to smuggle men into Israel

By Mason White 2:32 PM August 11, 2014
The suspect dressed as an ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman 

By: Anika Rao
A Muslim woman was arrested after dressing as an ultra-Orthodox Jew and smuggling men into Israel, Israel Police said.

The Samaria Region Police Department said that the incident unfolded at a checkpoint near the ultra-Orthodox Jewish city of Modi’in Illit on Sunday.

When police opened the trunk of her car they found five illegal aliens. Police became suspicious of the woman dressed as an ultra-Orthodox Jew, after driving alone in the Mazda 6.

According to the initial investigation, the 20-year-old woman of Taybeh, tried to smuggle illegal Palestinian workers into Israel. By dressing as an ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman, the suspect hoped to evade police.

Officers said that they began to suspect that something was wrong when they saw an old picture of a girl with misspelled Hebrew words.