High Court orders indicted Bat Yam mayor to step down on eve of local elections
But Lahiani allowed to run in Tuesday's race.
Two days before Tuesday's local elections, the High Court of Justice on Sunday removed Bat Yam Mayor Shlomo Lahiani from his post. However, following its precedent in the cases of Upper Nazareth Mayor Shimon Gapso and Ramat Hasharon Mayor Yitzhak Rochberger, the High Court allowed Lahiani to run for reelection on Tuesday. He was indicted at the beginning of the month on two counts of...
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