Police car in Tel Aviv at night 311.
(photo credit: Yoni Cohen)
The Justice Ministry’s Police Investigation Department filed an indictment in
the Kfar Saba Magistrate’s Court on Monday, charging a police officer with
indecently exposing himself to three different women.
According to the
indictment, the alleged acts took place while the defendant, Shay Korn, served
as an officer in the Israel Police.
The first charge alleges that Korn
exposed himself while working in the first complainant’s garden in August
Allegedly, Korn complained of a headache, and when the complainant
brought him a painkiller and invited him to sit and rest on a step, he sat in
such a way that he exposed himself to the complainant without her
When the complainant looked away in embarrassment, Korn covered
himself with a waist bag he was wearing, the indictment said.
charge alleges that Korn exposed himself to a female supermarket checkout
assistant in December 2011.
As Korn went to pay at the supermarket, he
moved the waist bag he was wearing so that he exposed himself to the checkout
assistant, without her consent.
According to the third charge on the
indictment, some days later Korn exposed himself again to another checkout
assistant in the supermarket.
Korn is charged under the Penal Code with
three counts of committing an indecent act in public, which carries a maximum
penalty of one year in prison.