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  2/7/2012, Shevat 14, 5772

Natan Eshel Questioned on Harassment Charges


Chief of Staff Natan Eshel of the Prime Minister's Office was questioned, Tuesday morning, by investigators of the Civil Service Commission, on suspicion that he sexually harassed an employee identified as "R". Eshel was interrogated under advisement that he could face charges.

Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein said, recently, that he would not open a criminal investigation into the case. Eshel is in the second of two leaves of absence from his position, taken following the publication of the allegations.