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  5/13/2014, Iyar 13, 5774

Former Jerusalem Municipal Engineer Gets 7 Years

Uri Sheetrit, who served as Jerusalem's municipal engineer between 2000 and 2006, was sentenced to nine years - seven years in prison and two years suspended - Tuesday, for his role in the Holyland corruption case.

He was convicted of taking 1.4 million shekels ($406,000) in bribes.