TEL AVIV (Oct. 6)
A Greek merchant who made a large number of visits to Israel without apparent business here was arrested this week-end on suspicion of espionage for Egypt. He was found to be in possession of material whose publication would have an adverse effect on Israel’s security.
The merchant a Greek national who served with the Allied forces in this country during World War II. aroused the authorities’ suspicion because of frequent visits during which he transacted no business. As a result of his wartime service he was quite familiar with various parts of Israel.