Olmert aide suspended

Israeli prime minister's personal assistant faces accusations of bribery.

    Police say Ehud Olmert is not suspected in the
    bribery case [AFP]

    Shmuel Hollander, civil service commissioner, decided on Saturday to order the six-month suspension at the recommendation of state prosecutors, said Arie Grunblat, spokesman for the commissioner.

     

    He said the suspension would formally go into effect on Sunday.

     

    Zaken has not been in the office since the investigation was announced.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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