Israeli Prime Minister's Wife Convicted Of Misusing Public Funds

Published 4 months ago by: Olusanya Akinrinola
at 06:35 PM, 16/06/2019 (4 months ago)

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An Israeli court on Sunday convicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara, of fraudulently using public funds to pay for expensive restaurant meals, according to local media.

Sarah Netanyahu was ordered to pay 55,000 shekels ($15,277), Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth reported.

The conviction came on the basis of a deal between the Israeli public prosecutor and Sara Netanyahu's lawyer under which she pleaded guilty to the charges in return for payment of the amount mentioned.

On Sunday, Netanyahu arrived at the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court and admitted to buying meals from luxury restaurants, despite the constant presence of a chef at the prime minister's government residence.

Sara Netanyahu will pay a fine of 10,000 shekels (some $2,777), and reimbursement of 45,000 shekels (some $12,500) to the state coffers in exchange for a lesser charge of "deliberately exploiting the mistake of others".

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fineboy77 at 07:18 PM, 16/06/2019 (4 months ago)
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Aisha Buhari worn a gown of N1.5 Million on democracy day......,but his husband has only 125 cows.

Brave5500 at 09:23 PM, 16/06/2019 (4 months ago)
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This is a country where law abide to all,,, in Nigeria #20billion was map out for law makers allowances Nigeria is going no where unless these formulas are changed rubbish....
Baye77 at 02:42 PM, 17/06/2019 (4 months ago)
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In Nigeria, it wouldn't have been possible at all...infact if u try it, it will be termed "witch hunt"
The money a recent ex first lady alone stole from this nation will take a large population of Nigeria out of poverty...
Nigeria my country!


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