Today in the district court of Jerusalem begins trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This publication reports NEWSru.co.il.
The first session will begin at 15.00.
“For the first time in the history of the state acting head of the government is the defendant charged with criminal offenses”, – the newspaper writes.
On the background of the threats received by the Prosecutor, Deputy state Prosecutor LIAT Ben-Ari to her own security.
The head of the government in court will be represented by attorney Amit Hadad, the report said.
Journalists can follow the proceedings in a separate court rooms, equipped with television screens, the newspaper notes.
In November 2019, the state office of public Prosecutor of Israel showed Netanyahu’s allegations in three criminal cases. It is accused on three counts, the Prime Minister he is charged with fraud, bribery and abuse of power and trust.
28 January 2020 Netanyahu asked the Knesset not to grant him immunity from prosecution.