In Light of New Testimony Lieberman's Chances for Speedy Pre-election Trial Dwindle as Prosecution Mulls Harsher Indictment

The prosecution delayed indictment in order to collect testimony from further witnesses, reducing the likelihood that the case will be wrapped up by the January 22 election.

The Justice Ministry announced Sunday that prosecutors may add more serious charges to the indictment against Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman.

An indictment was due to be filed against Lieberman last week, but it was unexpectedly postponed so the prosecution could reopen the investigation to take testimony from additional witnesses after Channel 10 reported that some material witnesses...