Shas Chairman Minister Aryeh Deri was questioned by police investigators of the 433 Lahav unit for a fifth time on Monday, 20 Elul. He was questioned in connection with alleged money laundering and tax evasion. He has been questioned ‘under warning’ which usually indicates police have sufficient evidence and a criminal indictment is likely.

Deri has been questioned along with his wife and a brother. He has released statements to the police that he is cooperating with police and will continue to answer any and every questioned posed to him. He continues to tell the tzibur that he remains confident at the end, he will be cleared of suspicion.