A Raja claims in his newly released book 2G Saga Unfolds that Karti Chidambaram had approached him to meet the owner of a leading telecom service provider and he had obliged Karti, since he was the son of a ministerial colleague.
Reports said Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, was being questioned at another location at the same time as the prime minister. Police declined comment. Last month, two Netanyahu confidants were arrested on suspicion of promoting regulation worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Bezeq telecom company.
Benjamin Netanyahu, who has maintained his normal working schedule and is due to meet US President Donald Trump in Washington on March 5, has denied all the allegations and vowed to remain in office to serve out his term, which runs until 2019.
Netanyahu, a longtime critic of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, likened it to the infamous 1938 “Munich Agreement” that Western powers signed with Adolf Hitler in an attempt to stave off war in Europe.
“The investigations were carried out by the book, exactly as is expected by law enforcement authorities to deal with cases like these: professionally, thoroughly, creatively and with sophistication, with the aim to get to the truth,” Avihai Mandelblit said.
Police on Tuesday said they had found sufficient evidence for the 68-year-old Netanyahu to be charged with bribery in two separate cases, presenting him with one of the biggest challenges to his long dominance of Israeli politics.
The poll, aired on the Israeli commercial television channel Reshet, said 49 percent of respondents sided with the police’s version that Netanyahu had acted improperly while 26 percent, said they did not know whom to believe.
The Israel police on Tuesday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery. For over a year now, the police have been investigating criminal charges against the Prime Minister. What happens next?
In his television appearance, minutes after police made their recommendations, Benjamin Netanyahu, 68, recounted his military service as a commando and said he had never sought personal gain from politics.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who is in India wants to break the record of Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscars selfie with the selfie he clicked with Bollywood actors and filmmakers on Thursday in Mumbai.
He also unveiled plans for a ‘Living Memorial’ in the Chabad House, and inaugurated a plaque in memory of Moshe’s parents.
Meets Jewish community; says Chabad House represents polar opposites of love and hate
Netanyahu said that while his administration’s measures have ensured Israel climbing 12 spots to be 15th on the World Bank’s competitive index rankings, the country is aiming to break into the top 10 in terms of competitiveness globally.
Netanyahu was addressing people at the Chabad House, or Nariman House, in south Mumbai, after meeting 11-year-old Moshe Holtzberg whose father Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and mother Rivka were killed along with six others there during the terror strike over nine years ago.
“You may think our genius is the result of our education system. I don’t think it is (the) best. But our real educational system is in the Army,” Netanyahu said