Despite the seriousness of the offense, the Justice Ministry’s department for the investigation of police officers charged the detective with a lesser assault crime.
In the recording, detective Yehuda Gigi can allegedly be heard beating the Palestinian, who was around 17 years old.
Military security cameras recorded the two throwing stones.
Shakir and his cousin were charged in Samaria Military Court with throwing rocks, convicted in a plea bargain and sentenced to 10 months in prison.
“The security cameras showed that they didn’t throw rocks at cars and even stopped throwing when cars passed.