Olmert indicted for accepting bribes in Holyland affair

Tel Aviv District Prosecutors charged former prime minister Ehud Olmert with receiving bribes in the Holyland affair on Thursday, the Justice Ministry announced.
Olmert was charged with accepting bribes in order to advance certain construction projects while he served as mayor of Jerusalem.
Charges were also filed against Olmert's bureau chief Shula Zaken and former Jerusalem mayor Uri Lupliansly in the affair.