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Police chief: Stop verbal attacks on Lador
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July 11, 2012 17:49
Following Olmert acquittal, Danino says "exaggerated statements could undermine legitimacy of prosecution."
State Attorney Moshe Lador [file]

lador court 370. (photo credit:Melanie Lidman)

The police commissioner called for an end to what he described as “dangerous” verbal attacks on State Attorney Moshe Lador on Wednesday, following the acquittal of former prime minister Ehud Olmert.

Addressing a conference of lawyers in Eilat, Israel Police Insp.-Gen. Yohanan Danino came to the aid of the embattled Lador, saying, “I suggest we all refrain at this time from exaggerated statements and dangerous attacks that could undermine the legitimacy of the prosecution and its head Moshe Lador.”



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He described Lador as a “dedicated and valued” public servant who has an “impressive career of fighting on behalf of the rule of law and clean government in Israel.”

Danino said all of Israeli law enforcement “will learn lessons from this and continue in its determined fight against public corruption on all levels.” He described the verdicts as a testimony to the strength of law enforcement and the legal system in Israeli democracy.

“The verdicts speak for themselves, in both in the acquittals and the guilty verdict, and I am sure the prosecution is now studying them,” he added.
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