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  11/8/2012, Cheshvan 23, 5773

5 More Days Behind Bars for 2 Eilat City Councilmen


The Be'er Sheva' Magistrates court extended by five days, Thursday, the remand of two members of the Eilat City Council who were arrested, earlier in the week, on suspicion of fraud, breach of trust, bribery and extortion.

The two are suspected of using their positions on the local planning and building commission to extort money from merchants and other business owners who submitted projects to the commission.