If the Knesset MKs had looked carefully at the indictment, they would have worried about setting a bad precedent of public servants being able to get away with corruption
Former Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services Haim Katz is suspected of breach of trust, claims he’s innocent and is being punished for something he never did.
Mandelblit explained that Katz's case does not adhere to the grounds set out in the Knesset Immunity Law.
Even before approving the Knesset committee, the regulatory committee published the dates for the Knesset committee hearings on the immunity requests of indicted MKs Netanyahu and Katz.
MK Haim Katz, endorsed him in the December 26 race against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Claims innocence, will concentrate on clearing his name. Gantz: Netanyahu, like Katz, won't have immunity.
If Katz goes quietly and resigns everything quickly without a fight, then the dilemmas mostly fall away.
The Attorney-General's announcement was made after a letter of suspicion against Minister Katz was signed by State Attorney Shai Nitzan and Tel Aviv District Attorney Liat Ben Ari.
Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit decided to drop the charges of fraud against Labor and Social Services Minister Haim Katz.