COPENHAGEN (Jun. 15)
The Swede and two Arabs charged here with planning to assassinate former Israeli Premier David Ben Gurion in Rio de Janeiro were expelled from Denmark on Thursday after being jailed for 30 days. Expelled were Rolf Andersson, 30. of Sweden, Mouna Soudi, 24, of Jordan and a man identified as Razan. 25, of Iraq.
They were charged with complicity to assassinate Mr. Ben Gurion while in Latin America and with illegal possession of arms. Mr. Andersson admitted the latter charge but all denied the assassination charge. They were arrested by Danish police on May 22. Public prosecutor H. Grell decided not to bring the trio to court.
(Mr. Ben Gurion returned home Friday from his tour of South Africa, South America and England. He went back to Kibbutz Sde Boker and, with one of his grandchildren, inspected an honor guard composed of pupils of the Sde Boker school. Mr. Ben Gurion said that the key to aliyah was Jewish education. “If Jewish youth would have Jewish education,” he said, “he will come to Israel.” He commented that he had no time to think about the plot on his life foiled in Copenhagen, saying, “I dealt with aliyah and education and all my thoughts were concentrated on this.”)