Court urges Dirani interrogator, state to resolve disputes

March 7, 2012 14:32


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The Tel Aviv District Court on Wednesday ordered "Captain George", the former IDF interrogator who investigated Mustafa Dirani, to file a medical report to back up his claims of psychological damage.

The hearing came after "Captain George" filed a NIS 5.5 million lawsuit against the Defense Ministry in January, claiming that he has suffered damages as a result of Dirani's rape allegations.  Judge Dalia Ganot also urged the Defense Ministry and "Captain George" to attempt to negotiate a resolution to the dispute outside the courtroom.

"Captain George", whose identity is subject to a strict gag order,  served as an officer in Unit 504 of the IDF's Intelligence Division and was appointed to the investigation against Dirani.

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