Prime Minister will go to jail for many years says former prime minister.
Chances are that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not get out of his public corruption trial and will need to convince the judges of his innocence to avoid being dethroned and imprisoned.
The Submarine Affair has jumped to the forefront right before next week's election.
A new comptroller committee, viewed by observers as more friendly to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu than the previous panel, has agreed to hear his request for up to NIS 10 million.
"This is the scandal that should be investigated," the party wrote on Twitter.
Attorney-General Mandelblit and Justice Minister Ohana continue to fight over Shai Nitzan successor.
“They weren’t looking to get the truth, they were looking to get me,” the PM said.
Before Thursday's indictment announcement, he said that “it for my concern for our state, for all our people; the best solution is a happy ending with Bibi’s criminal case."
The hearing on Case 4000 suggests that the U.S. attorneys brought in to negate the relationship between positive coverage of the PM and the bribery offense managed to affect decisions.
The final indictment decision will be delivered by mid-December.