Like here in the United States?
There is NO law against charging the countries elected leader with a crime…
They don’t have some lawyers making up something that says ya can’t charge the leader with a crime to protect his ‘office’…..
Israel’s attorney general recommended Thursday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted for fraud, bribery and breach of trust, casting uncertainty over his political future just weeks before he faces reelection.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit outlined the case against the prime minister in a 57-page letter sent to Netanyahu’s lawyers.
Netanyahu, who has strongly denied the allegations against him, now has the opportunity to present his defense at a hearing before Mandelblit makes a final decision on whether to file an indictment. But the recommendation indicates that Israel’s top legal authority believes there is enough evidence to proceed with a trial.
The letter said Netanyahu should be charged with fraud and breach of trust in connection with Case 1000, which centers around allegations that he and his wife, Sara, received gifts of cigars and jewelry worth around $280,000 in exchange for political favors. The billionaire benefactors allegedly included Israeli-born Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan, whose film credits include “Fight Club” and “Pretty Woman,” and Australian business executive James Packer.
The letter said that between 2011 and 2016 Netanyahu lobbied U.S. officials to issue a visa to Milchan on two occasions and also asked the finance minister at the time, Yair Lapid, to extend income tax exemptions in order to benefit Milchan.
Mandelblit also recommended that the prime minister be charged with fraud and breach of trust in connection with to Case 2000, which centers on a deal he allegedly sought with Arnon Mozes, publisher of the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper and Ynet news website. Under the deal, Netanyahu was to advance legislation to weaken one of Mozes’s competitors in return for favorable coverage…..