JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court docket has rejected an attraction by a former educator accused of sexually abusing college students in Australia, paving the way in which for a brand new psychiatric analysis to find out her health to face trial for extradition.
Australia needs Malka Leifer extradited to face 74 costs of abusing college students whereas she was principal at a Jewish spiritual faculty in Melbourne. Prosecutors say she is feigning psychological sickness to dodge extradition.
Tuesday’s determination upheld a decrease courtroom’s ruling ordering a re-evaluation and rejected Leifer’s attorneys’ claims that there have been no grounds for a brand new analysis.
Kol V’Oz, an Israeli advocacy group in opposition to baby sexual abuse, stated it believes the panel will discover that Malka Leifer is “match to face justice and that the extradition course of will lastly recommence.”