Israel's attorney-general orders criminal probe against PM Netanyahu - TV | Reuters

 Israels attorney-general orders criminal probe against PM Netanyahu - TV
| Reuters

JERUSALEM Israel's attorney-general has ordered police to open a criminal investigation in two unspecified matters involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's Channel 10 television said on Wednesday.When asked, a Justice Ministry spokeswoman declined to respond to the report.Netanyahu has in the past denied wrongdoing in the purchase of submarines from Germany, where media have reported a potential conflict of interest involving his lawyer.

The Channel 10 report said one of the two cases that Attorney-General Avihai Mandelblit had been examining was not known to the public.

(Writing by Ori Lewis; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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Updated Date: Dec 29, 2016 01:30:06 IST