Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Convicted on Obstruction of Justice Charges
An Israeli court has convicted former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on two counts of obstruction of justice for pressuring a confidant not to testify in multiple legal cases against him.
Tuesday’s ruling follows a plea bargain Olmert signed last month in which he pleaded guilty to the charges. The deal calls for six months imprisonment, which Olmert will serve concurrent to a separate 18-month prison sentence he received for a bribery scandal. The plea deal should not add prison time to the earlier sentence.
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