At the request of the police, the court placed under house arrest the CEO of the company «Bezeq» Stella Hendler. The decision of the judge is explained by fears that, being at liberty, the Handler may create obstacles to the progress of the investigation.
House arrest will last nine days. In addition, within 180 days of Stella the Handler is forbidden to leave Israel.
Previously been sent under house arrest of the General Director of the Ministry of communications Shlomo Filber. He was arrested the day before for questioning as part of an investigation conducted by management under the control over market of securities against the company «Bezeq».
On July 11 in connection with the progress of the investigation were suspended trading on the shares of phone companies «Bezeq» tel Aviv securities exchange.