Netanyahu suspected of bribery and fraud, Israeli Police tells court


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on July 23. Photo by Abir Sultan/Reuters

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is suspected of bribe, fraud and breach of trust in two cases, Israel Police confirmed on Thursday when it requested a gag order on the ongoing talks to recruit a state witness. The gag order was granted and is effective until September 17.

A response on behalf of the prime minister stated on Thursday: “We completely reject the unfounded claims made against the prime minister. The campaign to change the government is underway, but it is destined to fail, for a simple reason: there won’t be anything because there was nothing.”

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