Olmert sentenced to six years

May 13, 2014 by J-Wire Staff
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to six years in prison.

Ehud Olmert talks at Sydney's Montefiore Home  photo: Henry Benjamin

Ehud Olmert talks at Sydney’s Montefiore Home photo: Henry Benjamin

He had been found guilty of two bribery charges which the court determined he had accepted 500,000 shekels [A$155,000] relating to a real estate deal during the period in which he served as Mayor of Jerusalem.

He has also been fined 1 million shekels [A$310,000].

Media reports say that Olmert will appeal  to the Supreme Court.

 

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