There were many stages in this matter, beginning with a complaint made byKatzav himself, that he was being blackmailed. Then the first complainant came forward, then the next, then the next... Then there was a plea bargain, rejected by Katzav himself. All trhese things trake time. But justice was served, you can be sure of it.
Zimbabwean charged over killing of Cecil the lion (Reuters)
from the article: Former President Moshe Katsav guilty of rape and sexual assault