Sunday, February 1, the public Prosecutor’s office announced the closure case against the former Knesset member from the party of «Bayt Yehudi» Inon Magala. The case was closed on the recommendation of the police and with the approval of the state Prosecutor Shai Nitzan.
Mahal was suspected of sexual harassment against three women. Two episodes of case closed for lack of corpus delicti, and the third, because «the circumstances of the case did not warrant the filing of the indictment».
Inon Magal announced the decision to resign from the post of member of the Knesset on 30 November 2015. Then he wrote in a letter addressed to the speaker of the Knesset and leader of the «Bayt Yehudi: «I know that my actions were not criminal component, but there are people who hurt my operation, and so I decided to leave the Knesset.» The Chairman of the «Bayt Yehudi» Naftali Bennett then stated that «the decent thing».
After it became known about the decision of the police to terminate the investigation in respect of Magala, he said that does not exclude return to politics.