PM’s lawyer questioned on submarine deal; ex-Navy chief under house arrest

It was revealed Wednesday morning that the figure close to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu who is a suspect in the "submarine affair" is David Shimron, the premier's lawyer. Meanwhile, former Navy Commander Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Eliezer Marom, who was questioned for 14 hours on Tuesday over the affair, was sent home and placed under house arrest until Thursday. Investigators are looking into alleged crimes including tax offences, fraud, money laundering and bribery regarding a deal for the purchase of three submarines from German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp.  

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