Israel’s Olmert arrives at prison to begin 19-month sentence

February 15, 2016 7:52 AM

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JERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has arrived at the prison where he is to begin serving a 19-month sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice.

Olmert is the first Israeli prime minister to serve time in prison. TV footage showed Olmert walking into the Maasiyahu prison in central Israel on Monday.

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