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  2/17/2013, Adar 7, 5773

Judge: Public Figures need Harsher Sentences

Public officials who commit crimes should receive particularly harsh sentences, Judge Khaled Kaboub argued at an annual meeting of the Israeli Bar Association’s Tel Aviv branch. “They need to pay a higher prices because of their status,” he said.

Too few cases are filed against public leaders, Kaboub said.