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  3/25/2013, Nisan 14, 5773

"Fugitive" Judge Ordered Held 'til End of Proceedings


The Tel Aviv District Court ruled, Monday, that retired judge Dan Cohen be held until the end of his trial on corruption charges. Cohen was recently returned to Israel, about seven years after fleeing the country.

On Sunday, the Israel Electric Company filed a 200-million-shekel suit in the Central District Court against Cohen - a former rmember of its board of directors, the Siemens engineering company and two associated individuals, charging that Siemens went through the individuals to bribe Cohen to advance the sale of gas turbines to the utility.