Wednesday, September 6, the magistrate’s court in Rishon LeZion as part of the investigation of the «case of 3000» took the decision to extend by five days the arrest of former strategic adviser to the Prime Minister’s Nati Mora.
Under 10-day home arrest from custody were released: the former Minister of science and national infrastructures Eliezer (Moody) Sandberg, former commander of the naval special forces «Shayetet-13» Shay Brosh and former adviser to the energy Minister Rami Taib.
September 4, the NRG website reported that the police are weighing whether to cause on interrogation on the case 3000 energy Minister Yuval Steinitz. According to published information, the investigators intend to obtain from Steinitz testimony relating to the period of his tenure as Minister of strategic planning. Steinitz held this post from March 2013 to may 2015, and the head of his office during this period was David Sharan, who later became the head of the office of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. September 3, Sharan was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the case is 3000.
Sharan suspected to have received bribes from Mickey Genera, representative of the German concern ThyssenKrupp at closing of the acquisition of submarines. The police will check what was known to Yuval Steinitz on the actions of the head of his staff.
As the newspaper «Israel a-Yom», after giving Miki Ganaru the status of state witness, he gave testimony that led to the second wave of detentions of suspects, among whom were David Sharan. The evening of 3 September the magistrate’s court in Rishon LeZion extended the detention period of Energy until 7 September.
As previously reported, on the eve were detained for questioning six suspects in connection with the case 3000. The name of one of the questioned, Brigadier General of the naval reserve, forbidden to publish. It is suspected that transferred money from Mickey Ganora former Deputy Council for national security of Auriela Bar Yosef, thereby promoting the appointment Ganora representative of the German group in Israel. This appointment, in turn, promoted the conclusion of the acquisition of submarines. The detention of Brigadier General stock extended for four days.
Among interrogated were former Navy commander of the IDF Eliezer (Kettle) Mar. He was the only one the police asked them to leave detention after interrogation.