Public Safety Minister Ohana appoints advisor for haredi group

Public Safety Minister Amir Ohana appointed on Sunday Maj.-Gen. (Ret.) Arik Yakuel as particular advisor in issues concerning the haredi (ultra-Orthodox) group.Yakuel, 63, served within the Israel Police in a number of positions through the years, together with chief explosives officer and head of the planning division. Yakuel was the primary haredi man to succeed in such a senior place inside the Israel Police ranks.