Former colonel begins six year sentence for rape

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 25, 2007 07:17

Private Atef Zahar, formerly Col. Zahar, will begin serving his six years prison sentence for raping a female soldier who had served under his command in the IDF on Wednesday morning, Israel Radio reported. In September 2005, Zahar was convicted on 10 counts of rape, five counts of indecent behavior and conduct unbecoming an officer.


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