Former president arrives at prison to begin sentence

Former president Moshe Katsav arrived at the minimal security prison Wednesday to begin a seven year sentence on rape and obstruction of justice charges.
He will be placed in the religious wing of the prison, and will share a cell with ex-government minister Shlomo Benizri of Shas – a move Prisons Service staff say will ease the shock from the sudden change of environment.
Yaakov Lappin contributed to this report.
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