Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett admitted to hiring private investigators
leading to the police probe of MK Nissan Slomiansky for allegedly buying
In a Facebook status written on Tuesday, Bennett said he wanted to
update his supporters on the matter.
"Over six months ago, the Bayit
Yehudi membership drive began…During the membership drive we heard suspicions
about the purity of the process and activity by vote contractors enlisting large
numbers of illegal votes," Bennett wrote. "After the information reached me, I
ordered a thorough investigation of the vote contractors, which concentrated
only on the purity of the membership drive. As a result of the investigation,
thousands of illegal membership forms were disqualified." The findings of the
probe were brought to the police.