New witnesses come forward in Moti Elon trial

April 10, 2012 17:47


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Jerusalem District prosecutors are seeking to introduce new witnesses in the trial of Rabbi Moti Elon, who has been charged with two counts of sexual offenses against two underage students.

The trial is set to enter the stage of testimonies next week, and prosecutors have said that four young men who studied under Elon have agreed to come forward with new allegedly incriminating information.

The alleged offenses are said to have occurred between 2003 and 2005. Elon, a charismatic and popular figure, has denied any wrongdoing, and furiously dismissed allegations of inappropriately touching the students.

Read full story here.

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