The meeting, which was held in the office of the legal adviser of the government, representatives of the Prosecutor’s office has advised that they will not appeal the decision of the Commission of the Bureau of prisons on parole the ex-Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.
Thus, the ex-Prime Minister released from prison on Sunday, July 2. 10-th channel ITV reported that the 10-th block of the prison «Maasiyahu», which sat Ehud Olmert, apparently, will be closed. All prisoners serving a sentence in it, including the former chief Rabbi of Israel Yona Metzger, former mayor of Ramat Gan Zvi Bar will be transferred to other cells or prisons.
In accordance with the decision of the Commission, SCHABAS, after the release of Ehud Olmert devote myself to volunteering in two community organizations «Leket Israel» and «Ezer La Marpa». Unlike Moshe Katsav, also located in the status conditionally released, Ehud Olmert will not be restricted in time of stay outside the home. Twice a month, Olmert will have to report to the police for verification.
As previously reported, the request for PAROLE was filed on 24 August 2016. It was originally related to the Holyland case, in which Olmert was sentenced to 18 months in prison. In September 2016, the Supreme court dismissed the appeal filed by former Prime Minister against the verdict in the «case Talansky», for which he was sentenced to eight months in prison. This term was added to the term in the case of Holyland.
The discussion on requests for PAROLE were held on the background check of new suspicions against Olmert. On 15 June the police raided the building of the publishing house «Yediot sfarim». The search was conducted in connection with the beginning of the investigations, according to which jailed former Prime Minister illegally kept in the chamber of secret documents relating to state security.