Police Likely to Quiz Lieberman Once More Before Pesach

Channel 2: Foreign Min. has been grilled over suspicions of obstructing graft probe against him.

Police are likely to question Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman once more as part of a corruption investigation before the start of the Pesach holiday on Wednesday evening.

Channel 2, meanwhile, revealed Sunday that the Yisrael Beiteinu leader has been questioned over suspicions of obstructing the probe against him, which police sources said Saturday is likely to produce charges of money laundering, fraud and breach of trust.

According to the TV report, Lieberman is suspected of changing the names of straw companies he established in Cyprus, in concert with his partners, after he believed police had become aware of their identities.

The sources said Saturday that unless additional testimony is needed, the police will submit their recommendations on filing an indictment in the coming weeks.

They said the investigators were collecting more testimony from Lieberman with the intent to charge him with bribery as well.

Lieberman's testimony, the final stage of the police probe, began last week; the foreign minister will soon undergo one more session before the case is transferred to the State Prosecutor's Office.