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        1/16/2014, Shevat 15, 5774

      Aharonovitch: Prosecute Rabbi Pinto

      Public Safety Minister Yitzchak Aharonovich called, Thursday, for the prosecution of Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto, in addition to investigating bribes that may have been given to Lahav unit commander Menashe Arbiv.

      Aharonovitch told Kol Yisrael radio that Rabbi Pinto must not be granted clemency for turning state witness against police officers, "The reputation of most officers is still good. Hear Arbiv's testimony and come to the necessary conclusions."