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Melbourne school principal Malka Leifer arrested in Israel after fleeing Australia amid sex abuse claims
A SCHOOLTEACHER wanted in Australia on 74 allegations of rape and sexual abuse against children has been sensationally arrested in Israel.
Malka Leifer is finally facing extradition proceedings, almost 10 years after she fled Australia after being accused of abusing female students at the Adass Israel School in Elsternwick in Melbourne. She was principal of the ultraconservative Jewish school at the time.
Since fleeing in 2008 she has managed to avoid extradition by arguing she was too mentally unwell to face court in Australia.
“A police undercover investigation has been underway for a month, following an Interpol request to investigate the suspect, who is wanted in Australia for sexual offences to sisters (minors) while being a teacher and principal at the school where they studied,’’ the police statement said.
“During the investigation evidence was gathered against the suspect.’’
Police said the Israeli Department of International Affairs of the State Attorney’s Office had on August 17, 2014, filed a request with the Jerusalem District Court requesting that the suspect be extradited to Australia.
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