In a bribery scandal that continues to turn the police and the state prosecution inside out, the state will bring a plea bargain for court approval on Wednesday – one in which a senior policeman has agreed to turn state’s witness against an even more senior and still unnamed police official.
Late Monday night, the Justice Ministry announced that a gag order had been lifted on its deal with indicted former police commander Supt. Eran Malka to testify against an officer who was only one rank below Insp.- Gen. Yohanan Danino.
On May 14, Malka was indicted in the Jerusalem District Court – along with former chief Tel Aviv state prosecutor Ruth David, lawyer Ronel Fisher, businessman Yair Biton and several others – in one of the wildest bribery schemes ever uncovered in the country.
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