Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Tuesday, January 3, reports TASS with reference to the press service of the Ministry communiqué.
“National unit of the Israel police spent Monday night under caution the Prime Minister of Israel on suspicion of alleged benefits”, — the document says. It also States that the interrogation took place in the Prime Minister’s residence in Jerusalem.
According to the newspaper Haaretz, Netanyahu was questioned for three hours, asked him questions related to “the alleged gift on behalf of the business”.
2 January it became known that the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu in the next three days will be interrogated on suspicion of corruption. Law enforcement officers have reason to believe that the Prime Minister and members of his family received from business gifts and other benefits for hundreds of thousands of shekels (more than 26 thousand dollars). It was reported that the police have witnesses both inside the country and abroad.
Netanyahu himself all the accusations rejected, and called his opponents “don’t rush to celebrate” about the planned interrogation.
The so-called under caution is the most rigorous method of inquiry of the Israeli police. Providing it false information qualifies as an attempt to obstruct justice and perjury in Israel, these acts are punishable