‚3 PMO staff went to A-G over harassment charges‘

26.01.2012                      02.Schwat. 5772


'3 PMO staff went to A-G over harassment charges'

Cabinet secretary, communications director, Maj.-Gen. reportedly took complaints of female staffer over Eshel to Weinstein.

The alleged harassment case in the Prime Minister's Office took a significant turn Wednesday when the Hebrew media reported that allegations against bureau chief Natan Eshel were brought to the attention of the attorney general by three senior officials in the PMO.

According to the reports, Cabinet Secretary Tzvi Hauser and communications director Yoaz Hendel took the complaints of a female staffer to attorney general Yehuda Weinstein. Later reports alleged that Maj.-Gen. Yohanan Locker also provided information to Weinstein, who directed the Civil Service Commission's disciplinary division to conduct a preliminary investigation into the matter. Sources close to Locker, however, said that he had not passed any information on to Weinstein, Israel Radio reported….