Senior IDF officer suspended after losing classified items

By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
January 22, 2017 10:40

 
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The IDF has suspended a senior officer from the military's Northern Command after classified documents and a military mobile communication device were stolen from his vehicle, it was learned on Sunday.

Military police have launched an investigation into the incident that occurred on Thursday. In light of the events, Northern Command Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi decided to suspend the officer from military activity for seven days.

A military source with knowledge of the matter said that further details regarding the officer's identity and his military duties were prohibited from publication at this time.

The IDF has been working in recent days in attempt to locate the thieves and the stolen objects.



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