Monday, August 7, 2nd channel of the Israeli television announced that, in accordance with the decision of the legal adviser of the government of Aviha Mandelblit, against the wife of the head of government Sarah Netanyahu will be filed the indictment in the case of offences that took place in the residence of the head of the government.
This information was denied by the Ministry of justice. In the statement, which was sent out to the press service of the Agency in the media, it is said that at this stage the legal Advisor has not made a decision regarding this case. «The decision will be made after the investigation is conducted by a legal adviser. It will be immediately released,» — said in the press release of the Ministry of justice.
The investigation lasts for more than two years. It began after the publication of the report of the auditor General, published in February 2015. The then legal Advisor to the government Yehuda Weinstein ordered the investigation of the facts published in the report. In this document it was noted that in the management of the residence of the Prime Minister in Jerusalem, may have been violated some ethical standards and rules applicable to politicians, and in some cases there is reason to believe that the law was violated.
May 29, 2016, the police announced the completion of the investigation of allegations of offences allegedly took place at the residence of the Prime Minister. As reported by the press service of law enforcement, all materials, evidence and findings submitted to the Jerusalem district Prosecutor’s office for consideration and decision.
The police were not informed about what the conclusions in question, and who collected the evidence. In turn, the media reported that the police recommends to present the indictment to the wife of the Prime Minister, Sara Netanyahu, the Deputy Director General of the Prime Minister’s Ezra Saidova and electrician AVI faheem.
Since the publication of the message on completion of investigation, Sara Netanyahu was questioned twice.