Israeli chief Netanyahu stated corruption investigators ‘had been after me’


Supporters of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu protest exterior his residence following Israel’s Lawyer Normal Avichai Mandelblit’s indictment ruling in Jerusalem November 21, 2019. The placards in Hebrew learn, “Mandelblit you might be getting a constructive protection this night, tomorrow you’re a suspect “. Information/Ronen Zvulun

JERUSALEM (Information) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday stated corruption allegations in opposition to him had been tantamount to a coup, and that the investigators “weren’t after the reality, they had been after me.”

In a televised speech shortly after Israel’s lawyer basic indicted him on costs of bribery, breach of belief and fraud, Netanyahu, 70, claimed that the investigation in opposition to him was tainted by bias. He denies all wrongdoing.

Reporting by Stephen Farrell