On Tuesday, September 12, it became known that the son-in-law energy Minister Yuval Steinitz and his former adviser was questioned in «the case of the submarines».
Son-in-law Steinitz, Gary Hakim, is a member of the Center party Likud and known party activist. In the past, he headed the election headquarters Steinitz and is considered one of the confidants of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Hakim also owns the company, «Shapiro of Andas».
Along with him were questioned Aviad Shay, who was an adviser to Steinitz, when he was appointed Minister of Finance.
September 4, the NRG website reported that the police are weighing whether to call in for questioning in the «case of 300» of the Minister of energy. According to published information, the investigators intend to obtain from Steinitz’s testimony concerning the period of his tenure as the 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 of 3000».