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Print 96 shares Gonen Segev, a former Israeli government minister indicted on suspicion of spying for Iran, is seen in the District Court in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 5, Gonen Segev, a former energy and infrastructure minister who left Israel after serving time for drug smuggling over a decade ago, appeared at the Jerusalem District Court, a day after the state prosecution released the full, although heavily redacted, indictment against him.
The trial is being held behind closed doors for security reasons. The indictment, part of which has not been made public, reportedly includes 50 clauses relating to espionage on behalf of Iran and assisting Iran in its war against Israel.
Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories Free Sign Up Although unlikely, Segev could potentially face the death penalty for a series of charges amounting to treason against the state.
Segev, through his attorneys, has denied that he worked against the interests of Israel, saying that he was trying to act as a double agent against Iran in the hope of returning to the Jewish state as a hero.
Segev, who was living in Nigeria, allegedly met with Iranian intelligence officials repeatedly over the past six years, including twice in Tehran, having traveled to the Islamic Republic on a non-Israeli passport, according to the Shin Bet security service. He was arrested in Equatorial Guinea in May and swiftly extradited to Israel.
Then energy minister Gonen Segev poses for a picture at his office in Jerusalem on January 10, The Shin Bet said Segev met with his Iranian handlers in hotels and safe houses around the world and used a special encrypted device to send them messages in secret.
He was accused of making contact with Israeli figures in security, defense and diplomacy in order to mine them for information to send to Iran.
According to the Shin Bet, Segev also tried to make direct connections between his Israeli contacts and Iranian handlers, presenting the intelligence officers as businesspeople.
Segev was initially held in a Shin Bet facility, where he was kept in solitary confinement, but he was later moved to a regular jail. Gonen Segev, a former Israeli government minister indicted on suspicion of spying for Iran, is seen in the District Court in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 5, The allegations opened a rare window into the covert espionage war taking place between Tehran and Jerusalem.
Having sat in government meetings and headed ministries dealing with energy and national infrastructure, Segev would have had access to sensitive material during his time as a politician.
However, defense analysts noted that this was over 20 years ago, meaning much of the information is likely no longer relevant. Israelis in Nigeria said Segev, a doctor, provided medical care to Israelis in Abuja, including diplomats. Given that material relating to the case was not released in full, it was not clear what damage he may have caused to Israeli security.
The former politician had been living abroad since his release from prison after he was found guilty of drug smuggling in AP Photo Segev was born in Israel in He famously split that party in and set up the short-lived Yiud faction along with two other Tzomet MKs. He quit politics after losing his seat in the elections.
Government Press Office Segev then became a businessman, and was arrested in for attempting to smuggle 32, ecstasy MDMA tablets from the Netherlands into Israel.
He also illegally extended his diplomatic license and committed several offenses involving use of credit cards. The former minister was convicted in of drug smuggling, forgery and fraud.
He was released from prison in after a third of his sentence was cut due to satisfactory behavior in jail. Former energy minister Gonen Segev, seen at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem for the appeal on his prison sentence on August 18, Flash90 However, Segev could not go back to working as a doctor since his medical license was stripped from him shortly before his release.
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