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  Sivan 12, 5773 , 20/06/13

Remanded Extended for 3 in Rabbi Metzger's Case

The Rishon Letzion Magistrates Court extended, Thursday, the remand of three men arrested in a corruption case in which Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger was questioned by the National Fraud Unit, for a number of hours during the course of the day.

The remand of the rabbi's driver, 38-year-old Chaim Eisenstein, was extended eight days. He is suspected of taking a bribe and an aggravated case of receiving something illegally. The remand of Simcha Karkovsky was extended six days, and the third suspect will be held another seven days.

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