Skip to content
Advertisements

More Arabs arrested in Balad funding scandal

Following the police crackdown on the Israeli-Arab Knesset party Balad announced on Sunday, the police said on Tuesday morning that 13 additional suspects have been arrested. They are activists for the Arab party who are suspected of involvement in a series of offenses involving money that was received and used to fund the party.

72805710992499980552no.jpg

The police suspects that the Arab activists were involved in a systematic misrepresentation of the origin of funds, while committing a series of financial offenses, including money laundering, false reporting, forgery, receiving an object by deception under aggravated circumstances and numerous violations of the Political Parties Financing Law.

728057019992182640360no

The suspects are expected to be brought before court in northern and central Israel to extend their remand, depending on the progress of the investigation.

Apart from the newly arrested suspects, 23 other Arabs are currently detained, including lawyers and accountants. The police said that six of them will be brought today to court to extend their remand, and court discussions on the 17 others will take place tomorrow.

Advertisements

BtNews View All

Sharing the news that mainstream media won't

One thought on “More Arabs arrested in Balad funding scandal Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: