Thursday, September 7, the magistrate’s court in Rishon LeZion extended by five days the term of detention of David Sharan, the former head of the office of the Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Sharan is suspected of involvement in the case is 3000.
In the course of the hearing, a police spokesman said: «the Suspect, holding public office, promoted the interests of private businessmen in exchange for large sums of money. It is suspected that tried to hide sources of funds.»
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.