Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who is serving a sentence in prison Maasiyahu, needed medical assistance. The politician felt ill during a workout in the gym of the prison.
After the inspection, the prison physician, it was decided to send him for examination to the hospital, «Sheba».
On 29 June, the Commission on parole of Bureau of prisons should consider the request from retired head of the government to reduce by one third the sentence. The first meeting, held on 18 June, ended without a decision.
The Prosecutor’s office opposed PAROLE, saying that a politician writing a memoir, using secret documents. Olmert admitted responsibility but said he did it by mistake, not intentionally.
«I am ashamed that you are doing me a traitor,» — said journalists the words of the retired head of the government. According to some media reports, in the eyes of the former Prime Minister had tears.
Request for PAROLE was filed on August 24, she touched the Holyland case, in which he was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
In September 2016, the Supreme court dismissed the appeal filed by the Olmert verdict on the «case Talansky», for which he was sentenced to eight months in prison. This term is not «repaid», and is added to the term in the case of Holyland.