On Wednesday evening, September 6, the police transferred under house arrest four rabbis suspected of committing a series of crimes.
As previously reported, the rabbis are suspected of fraud, betrayal of public trust, falsifying documents and that they were given for another person.
According to investigators, these offences were committed by suspects with the aim of obtaining the post of chief Rabbi of one of the Israeli cities.
The names of the detainees and the name of the city in the official message of the press service of the police did not appear.
The detained suspect that they fraudulently obtained the so-called «kosher certificate», without passing the relevant exams and falsified test results and that the exams were sent to the other person, who was impersonating candidate to the post of town Rabbi, and in the appeal to the examiners with the illegal requests.