Legal Advisor to the government Yehuda Weinstein notified the speaker of the Knesset Julius Edelstein that in the near future against Hanin Zuabi will be served the indictment, in which she, in accordance with a pretrial agreement, will be charged with insulting civil servants.
Under a pretrial agreement Hanin Zuabi promised to waive parliamentary immunity and not to protest against the accusations against her. It also owes a public apology to the offended parties, and to pay a fine. Prosecutors will ask for her six months of probation. If in the next three years, the politician will allow for another such violation, suspended sentence became real.
The investigation against Hanin Zuabi began in July 2014. Legal adviser to the government ordered police to check whether the corpus delicti in the actions Zuabi during a visit to the magistrates ‘ court of Natzeret, where he had considered the request to extend the period of detention of Arabs who participated in the riots.
There Zuabi appealed to the police to Arabs and said that «those who act against their own people, you need to sweep the streets, and they need to spit in the face.» She added that «the police should be afraid of Arab youth».
If you do your part pre-trial deal, Hanin Zuabi sent a letter of apology to the police stating that she «overreacted» and this behavior to her actually unusual.