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  2/11/2014, Adar 11, 5774

IPS Guard Suspected of Drug Smuggling into the Prison


An investigation by the National Investigations Unit on prison guards has resulted in the arrest of a guard who was caught with dozens of grams of assorted drugs on his person, allegedly smuggling them into the prison where he was employed.

The arrest came at the end of an investigation that had been being conducted over the span of several weeks, where it was discovered that the suspect had been providing drugs and other contraband to the prisoners in exchange for money.

The suspect is being charged with allegedly receiving bribes, drug trafficking, fraud, and breach of public trust. He will be brought for a remand hearing tomorrow (Wednesday) in the Rishon Letzion Magistrate's Court.