The Department on fight against corruption «Lahav 433» asked the legal adviser to the government of Avihay Mandelblit for permission to question the Minister of welfare Haim Katz in the investigation of cases of corruption concern «TAAS Avira».
According to the website Walla News, the investigators intend to ask the Minister questions concerning the conduct of tenders among contractors and according to their results from whether or not the bidders the Likud party.
This online publication writes that the request of legal counsel was filed before the Passover. The investigators reported that they intend to interview the Haim Katz under a subscription about responsibility for perjury that may change his status from witness to suspect.
Earlier, Haim Katz held the post of Chairman of trade Union Committee of the concern «TAAS Avira».
On March 22, the investigation of the case 630 of corruption concern «TAAS Avira» was arrested the son of Chaim Katz, 36-year-old Yair. Suspected, Yair, included in the working Committee of the group, blackmailed workers, forcing to join the Likud. The court extended his detention for five days.