Archive for the ‘Magistrate’s Court’ tag
A police prosecutor assaulted an attorney who approached a courtroom stenographer in order to receive the minutes of the courtroom proceedings.
(Hebrew – Haaretz)
The Jerusalem District Prosecutor’s office has filed sexual assault charges against Ze’ev Frank with the city’s Magistrate’s Court. Frank, a 28 year old resident of the city, is accused of yelling the word “slut” at a woman in the Haredi [?] neighborhood of Mea Shearim, and spitting on her, after which he ordered her to “get out of here”.
The Haifa Magistrate’s Court ordered the police to pay compensation to a couple from Nahariyah, who were assaulted by plain-clothed policemen while the police and military police were attempting to conduct a search at their home, looking for their son, an army deserter. The couple had asked that only two policemen enter the apartment to conduct the search, as is the standard operating procedure for military police, but the policemen refused, assaulted the couple and arrested them.
This weekend the police arrested Eli Buhbut, 20, of Netanya, after he attacked a doctor at Laniado hospital. Local Magistrate’s Court Judge Hadas Ovadia denied the police request to retain Buhbut under arrest until proceedings are complete. She permitted the police to delay Buhbut’s release by one day, in order to file an appeal to the Petach Tikva District Court. However, instead of filing an appeal, the police filed charges with the Petach Tikva Court, and the hearing was held before Justice Ovadia.
A Justice of the Magistrate’s Court in the center of Israel has resigned after the Administration of the Courts received an anonymous report that he is suspected of having sexually harassed a woman who worked with him. (Hebrew)