Thursday, June 1, head of the Council of Torah sages of the Shas party, Rabbi Shalom Cohen meets with the Minister of the interior Aryeh Deri, is the subject of a new police investigation.
Deri was invited to meet Rabbi Cohen after was published the details of the incriminated offenses. It became known that in the past tried the interior Minister suspected of money laundering, fraud, betrayal of public trust, embezzlement committed by officer false entries in official documents, as well as in tax offences.
The spiritual leader of the SHAS listened to the version of Aryeh Deri, and then tried to calm members of the party, saying that the interior Minister is trying to negotiate. «This is harassment. All lies. We need to unite,» said Rabbi Shalom Cohen.