'Rapist former IDF officer to ask court for early release'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 24, 2010 09:36

Private Ataf Zahar, a former IDF officer convicted of ten counts rape and demoted from the position of colonel, intends to ask a military court tomorrow to parole him after serving three of the six year-sentence handed down to home, Israel Radio reported Sunday.

The female soldier Zahar raped, now 27, has requested that the court deny his request for early release.


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