Ex-Israeli president has sexual plea bargain approved

Israel's Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted a plea bargain under which former president Moshe Katsav will not face rape charges in exchange for his admission of lesser sexual crimes against women employees.

Ex-Israeli president has sexual plea bargain approved

Women's rights groups had appealed to the court to throw out the deal. Katsav, who portrayed himself in public as a victim of "incitement and persecution", stepped down from the largely ceremonial post in June.

Reuters

Güncelleme Tarihi: 26 Şubat 2008, 11:42
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