Israel Police officer 311.
(photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem)
A witness for the prosecution in the Holyland real estate prosecution affair
awoke to find bullet holes in his vehicle Monday morning.
attorney Avi Drecsler, discovered that shots were fired at his car outside his
Ramat Gan home.
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Tel Aviv district police said they confirmed receiving a
call from Drecsler, and sending out forensic officers to the
Police said it was too soon to know who fired the
“We discovered signs of shots,” a police spokesman
Drecsler was formerly head of the Israel Lands Authority. He
described himself as a mere “technical witness” in the Holyland trial.
added that he had neither requested nor received additional security following
the shooting, and that he did not know who might be behind the
Last week, former prime minister Ehud Olmert and 12 others were
on allegations of giving and receiving bribes in the Holyland affair –
one of the largest corruption scandals in the state’s history.
112-page indictment, filed in the Tel Aviv District Court, charges that Holyland
real-estate developers paid tens of millions of shekels to public employees and
elected officials to advance the housing project in Jerusalem.