Police on Wednesday detained several senior officials in the Kiryat Malachi Municipality on suspicion of carrying out sex crimes, extortion, bribery and fraud.

According to suspicions, the suspects allegedly raped a female colleague in the municipality.

The arrests came following an undercover investigation by the National Economic Crimes Unit.

The suspects were scheduled to face a remand hearing at Rishon Lezion Magistrate's Court on Tuesday afternoon.

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