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Police: 28 March, 2011

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The police recommend bringing the mayor of Nazareth Illit, Shimon Gapasu, to trial, on charges accepting hundreds of thousands of shekels worth of bribery since being elected for office in 2008.


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March 28th, 2011 at 4:39 pm

Political: 27 December, 2010

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Shimon Gapasu, mayer of Nazareth Illit, was arrested on suspicion of having received bribes and will remain in detention until Thursday. Additionally, the detention of his bureau chief, Meshi Snuani, and his assistant, Yakov Goldberg. Gapasu is also suspected of the crimes of brokering bribes, money laundering, fraud, and violation of fiduciary responsibilities, as well as conspiracy to commit a crime and electoral fraud. (Hebrew)