Jerusalem: Israeli Police have launched a criminal investigation into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery.
Police believe that they now have enough information against the prime minister after a nine month secret investigation. Authorities allege that Netanyahu accepted bribes in the form of donations in 2009.
The Prime Minister’s office has said the allegations are nonsense.
Times of Israel reports that In June Israel Police Chief Roni Alsheich gave his go-ahead to the secret investigation by special police unit Lahav 433 . He also demanded full cooperation on secrecy and that no details be leaked to the media.