Margalit Tzanani's son released to house arrest

August 24, 2011 10:36

The Rishon Lezion Magistrate's Court released Assaf Lavi-Tzanani to full house arrest on Wednesday morning.

Under the conditions of his house arrest, Lavi-Tzanani has been forbidden to leave the country or contact anyone connected with what has been dubbed the "Margalit Affair".

Lavi-Tzanani was arrested and remanded in custody alongside his mother, popular singer Margalit Tzanani, whom police suspect asked mobsters from the Mullner crime family to collect an unpaid debt from her manager, Assaf Atagadi.

For his part, Lavi-Tzanani is suspected of crimes involving extortion, conspiracy, threats and possession of weapons connected with the affair.

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