Former bodyguard of Ashkenazi to be released from IDF

August 31, 2010 14:52


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Captain Erez Efrati, former bodyguard of Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen Gabi Ashkenazi who was convicted of attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman during his bachelor party in Tel Aviv, will be released from the IDF in two weeks.

In accordance with IDF regulations, since Efrati was sentenced to prison, he is no longer eligible to receive pay from the military.

Efrati was sentenced to eight years in prison, and also two years suspended sentence and will have to pay the victim NIS 150,000 in compensation.

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