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Son of Israeli diplomat accused of running over Sunny Isles police officer

WPLG Local 102024-01-31
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19-year-old Abraham Gil, son of an Israeli diplomat, is accused of running over a police officer in Sunny Isles Beach. His attorney claims he has consular immunity, but legal analysts say this privilege may not apply to all diplomatic workers and their families. The Israeli consulate has not commented on the situation. The charges against Gil may end up being dropped due to the immunity claim.

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19-year-old Abraham Gil, son of an Israeli diplomat, was arrested for running over a police officer, but his attorney claims he has consular immunity.
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Abraham Gil was arrested after allegedly running over a police officer who was conducting a traffic stop.
His attorney claims he has consular immunity because his father works for the Israeli consulate in Miami.
The police report states that the officer was incapacitated but survived the incident.
Consular immunity may not apply to all categories of diplomatic workers and their families.
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Consular immunity is not given to people who are not the head diplomatic agent of a foreign country in the United States.
There is a distinction between diplomatic officials and those who are not the head diplomatic agent.
The Israeli consulate in Miami has not provided any comment on whether Consular immunity applies in this case.
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The Israeli consulate in Miami has not provided a reaction or confirmed if Consular immunity applies to Abraham Gil's case.