[Since last year, Netanyahu has been the subject of criminal investigations in two separate corruption cases. (Photo: Anadolu Agency)]
Occupied Jerusalem: Thousands of people on Saturday marched in Tel Aviv to protest against Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption.
For the third week, the protesters gathered in Rothschild Boulevard, where they chanted slogans against Netanyahu, who was interrogated for “several hours” on Thursday at his Jerusalem residence as part of an ongoing corruption investigation, Anadolu Agency reported.
Since last year, Netanyahu has been the subject of criminal investigations in two separate corruption cases.
The first case involves Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan, who was allegedly asked to purchase luxury items for Netanyahu and his wife, Sara Netanyahu.
The second case relates to allegations that Netanyahu struck a deal for favorable media coverage with Arnon Mozes, publisher of popular Hebrew-language newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth.
Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, has also been questioned by police regarding earlier corruption allegations.
She stands accused of receiving “lavish and inappropriate” gifts from wealthy businessmen and paying bribes to a media mogul in return for favorable coverage.
She has also been questioned within the context of an ongoing investigation into allegations that Netanyahu used state funds for personal expenditures.