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Israeli ex-PM jailed for six years

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 00:44

May 13 - Israeli former prime minister Ehud Olmert is jailed for accepting bribes linked to a property deal. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years' imprisonment on Tuesday for accepting bribes linked to a real-estate deal. It is the first time a former head of government in Israel has been ordered to be jailed. Olmert, a centrist credited internationally with working towards a peace settlement with the Palestinians, had denied wrongdoing in the Holyland apartment complex deal, which took place while he was in his previous post of Jerusalem mayor

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Israeli ex-PM jailed for six years

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 00:44