Military censorship allowed the information to be published,according to which a soldier of the IDF Hillel Halabi was demoted in rank and sentenced to 34 months in prison for passing information to the enemy.
Halabi, corporal tank corps, was found guilty in the transfer of a civilian classified information about the actions of the IDF on the Israeli-Syrian border, the disclosure of which may cause serious damage to the country’s defense.
The military court ruled that, although the action Halabi was no evil intent, he had to realize the risk, and found him guilty of defrauding the trust and negligence.
Halabi was arrested about 8 months ago, after the disclosure of the Israeli security services serious case of espionage in favour of Syria. The investigation showed that the detained spy had received from Chalabi classified information about what is happening on the Syrian border.