Sunday, 12 February, the magistrate’s court in Haifa decided to take the mayor of Safed Ilan mania shohat under house arrest for ten days. Mania shohat was arrested last week on suspicion of corruption.
We will remind that on 6 February, the press service of the police reported the arrest of four people, including senior officials in the municipality of Safed, suspects in a series of financial crimes. In the homes and offices of suspects were searched. The press service of the police reported that the detainees are suspected of corruption, bribery, fraud and tax offenses. Later, it was cleared for publication that one of detainees – the head of the municipality of Safed Ilan mania shohat. He is suspected of corruption, bribery, tax evasion and fraud.
Simultaneously with the decision on the transfer of mania shohat under house arrest, he is banned for 55 days to enter the building of the municipality of Safed. At the same time, he is allowed to make decisions on municipal issues, but any decision will be judged.