Parole board to hear Katsav’s plea for early prison release today

The parole board was set on Sunday to hear former president Moshe Katsav’s plea for early release from Ma’asiyahu prison in Ramle, where he has served approximately two-thirds of a seven-year sentence for rape .

Katsav was convicted of two counts of rape, one count of committing an indecent act using force, one count of committing an indecent act, two counts of sexual harassment, one count of harassing a witness and one count of obstructing justice. He entered Ma’asiyahu prison in December 2011.


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