Katzav accused of second rape

Evidence of a second rape reportedly came to light against Israeli President Moshe Katsav. Attorney General Menahem Mazuz added another charge Sunday to Katsav’s indictment draft following a police investigation of the president, who has been suspended.According to the new charges, Katsav raped an employee in the Tourism Ministry nine years ago when he held a ministerial position there. The alleged victim was hospitalized and had to undergo surgical procedures, according to Army Radio. The woman, who until now had revealed the incident only to two close friends, decided to show her medical documents to police investigators, the radio reported.Katsav’s attorney, Zion Amir, said it was inconceivable that a rape victim would return to work in the same office with the person who raped her.

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