Likud MK David Bitan was questioned by police for the fourth time Sunday in an ongoing corruption probe on suspicion of bribery, fraud, money laundering, and breach of trust.
The questioning lasted for five hours. Bitan’s wife, Hagit, was also slated to face investigators later in the day for her second round of questioning.
The lawmaker gave up his powerful parliamentary role as coalition chairman — but retained his Knesset seat — last Wednesday as he grapples with the wide-ranging police investigation.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed Likud MK David Amsalem as his replacement.
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