Professor Nathan Levitt and Dr. Genya Ziskind, two of the Israeli doctors arrested in the Romanian authorities' raid on the Sabyc Fertility Clinic in Bucharest, were placed under house arrest Wednesday night.
The two, along with clinic owners Dr. Harry Miron and his son, Dr. Yair Miron, are suspected of trafficking in human eggs and stem cells.
The Bucharest court issued a hold-departure order against Levitt and Ziskind in order to prevent them from trying to leave Romania
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Avraham Ziskind, Dr. Ziskind's husband confirmed that the two were places under house arrest and have been staying with friends: "We hope this is a positive development… it's been very hard on both of them – they've never been through anything like this. It's a life-altering experience."
Earlier, Ester Leviit – wife of Prof. Nathan Levitt – also denied the repots of the supposed escape attempt, adding that the fact that the families were getting all of the updates on the case from the media, was "unbearable."