An officer with the rank of major was arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

The officer’s arrest was part of a joint investigation into the military police and the Israel Police. Chief of staff: “this is a serious case, researchers do their work faithfully.”

תאריך: 23/10/2011, 14:35    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

An IDF officer was recently arrested in the rank of major on suspicion of drug trafficking – it plenty today (Mon). The arrest was part of a joint investigation of the main unit for special investigations of the military police and the Israel Police.

During the investigation collected evidence against the officer, and against civilians, suspicion
That drug, sold to civilian officer type heroin and hashish totaling dozens of kilograms.
Furthermore, during the investigation arrested two soldiers suspected of being involved indirectly in the drug trade. The officer is in custody and another officer role plays.

Israeli law enforcement officials continue to work with all the means available to them to ensure the saving virtue of servants in all levels.

Chief of general staff, General Benjamin (Benny) Gantz, updated with details of the case said today.
Because this is a grave incident “revealed thanks to they’il military police officials, watched for some time yet”. Lt. General Ganz added that “if it turns out that there is also involvement of the officer, it is a severe and values fails assured that the military police investigators do their work faithfully for the prosecution of those involved that are relevant.

Translated from Hebrew