This morning (Monday), the Tel Aviv district attorney’s office filed charges in the district court against Menachem Yehoshua Ehrlich, aged 24, from Bnei Brak.
According to the indictment, Ehrlich is a musician whose instruments warehouse facility is in Bnei Brak. It was there that he met and developed a relationship with the complainant, a minor aged 11.5, who plays a musical instrument.
The minor frequented the warehouse over 18 months for the purposes of instrument repair and other music needs. According to the indictment, throughout this time, Ehrlich was able to gain the trust of the child, sodomizing him on three different occasions and using him for his own sexual gratification.
In addition to the indictment, the prosecution filed a request to hold the defendant in custody pending trial.