MQG congratulates the Israeli police department for turning to the court with a request to remove  the mayor of Ashkelon from office due to an ongoing corruption investigation against him

MQG turned to the Attorney General, Avichai Mendelblit, and to the Chief of Police, Rony Alshleich in light of announcements in the media stating that the Israeli police requested from the court to dismiss Mr. Itamar Shimoni of his duties as the Mayor of Ashkelon, as a result of an ongoing police investigation for suspicions of severe sexual and corruption offences.

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MQG gives great importance to the way the investigation is being conducted and welcomes such an important action by the Israeli police which sets a powerful precedent in the ongoing battle against political corruption.