Police Chief: Netanyahu Probe Nearing Completion

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - JULY 21: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an official memorial ceremony for Theodor Herzl at Mount Herzl military cemetery on July 21, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel. Herzl, considered to be the founder of modern Zionism, proposed the idea of a Jewish state in Palestine as …
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The Jerusalem Post reports: The investigation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in its final stretch, Israel Police Commissioner Insp.- Gen. Roni Alsheich said on Sunday.

Alsheich, speaking during a press briefing, said the police had “already reached their conclusions regarding both investigations. We are now giving it the ‘last push’ in order to finish it and not to drag it over a long period of time… I believe that the police involvement in the investigation will be over in several weeks.”

Investigators questioned the prime minister under caution on January 2 and 5, meaning anything he said could be used as evidence against him, over his alleged involvement in two cases: Case 1000 deals with allegations that Netanyahu received illegal gifts from businessmen – in particular from Rehovot-born international movie mogul Arnon Milchan.

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