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“I did not receive a bribe,” Bitan said. “I never received money in my roles in the city of Rishon Lezion, and anyone who says otherwise is lying.”
On Friday, the Lahav 433 National Crime Unit and the Israel Securities Authority interrogated Netanyahu in his Jerusalem residence with regard to Case 4000, otherwise known as the Bezeq Affair.
Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked sees herself eventually running for prime minister, she hinted in an interview with The Jerusalem Post at the Knesset on Tuesday.
David Bitan declined to be hospitalized for health issues, preferring to see through the investigation phase.
By UDI SHAHAM
A critic of Diaspora Jewry was chosen for a sensitive post.
By GIL HOFFMAN
"The current situation makes it too difficult for me to function," said Bitan.
'The Jerusalem Post’s' sister publication 'Maariv' reported that coalition chairman David Bitan was confronted for the first time with testimonies and evidence that ties him to the case.
“Transparency is not against democracy,” said Shaked.
By GIL HOFFMAN,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Bitan’s first questioning took place on Sunday for over 13 hours.
Coalition Chairman David Bitan (Likud) is suspected of receiving bribes from an organized-crime group member Hussam Jarushi so that he offer a tender to an unnamed businessmen.
Coalition chair's wife named as close relative suspected.
Among those arrested was Rishon Lezion Mayor Dov Zur, who is suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
The police recommendations bill bars the police from making recommendations to the attorney-general as to whether to indict or not at the end of the highest-profile investigations.
By LAHAV HARKOV
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