Olmert sentenced to six years

May 13, 2014 by J-Wire Staff
Read on for article

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.


Speak Your Mind

Comments received without a full name will not be considered
Email addresses are NEVER published! All comments are moderated. J-Wire will publish considered comments by people who provide a real name and email address. Comments that are abusive, rude, defamatory or which contain offensive language will not be published

Got something to say about this?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.