In Italy, the legal battle continues over the guardianship of the boy Eitan Biran, who lost his family in the cable car disaster. When the grandfather who brought the child to Israel in a covert operation on a private plane, he will most likely be prosecuted in the country for kidnapping. Will Israel turn over the grandfather to Italy? More Uri Korb Representing the grandfather Shmuel Peleg Talked to Golan Yokfaz and Anat Davidov on 103FM and commented on the affair.
“This story stands in a very tragic place in a situation where a man who lost his family and was in his most difficult time went to Italy and acted under legal advice saying the situation was in legal dispute and he was allowed to take the child out and take him. “From Italy and the Israeli authorities are in contact with them,” he explained.
When asked about the way Peleg acted to bring 5-year-old Eitan to Israel, his lawyer replied: “The course of action stems in part from the child’s medical condition. But I will say more than that. If you are allowed to do something, and you make sure they do not arrest you, at This was not forbidden and it did not fall within the definition of abduction. ”
“He came to the State of Israel, went to his own house, all the authorities knew where he was. He did not hide him, he came to the State of Israel as an Israeli citizen who takes his grandson so that the State of Israel can decide the legal dispute between him and the family,” he added.
According to him, the grandfather brought the child to Israel with the permission of his system, “In this matter there is a decision of the court according to the Hague Convention the child returned to Italy and it does not say what will happen to him at the end of the road. I guess you heard that a decision had been made that the partial guardianship that Auntie had in court had just been revoked.
Next, Korb addressed the question of whether there was a formal extradition request: “We have not been notified. But we know there are actions in this direction, the thing is on the table.”