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Accused child sex abuser Malka Leifer to be extradited to Australia – Sydney Morning Herald

An Israeli court has ruled that the former Melbourne school principal will be sent to Australia to face trial after years of legal wrangling.



The judge was free to approve extradition after the accused lost an appeal in Israel’s Supreme Court earlier this month that attempted to claim Leifer was unfit for extradition due to her mental state, which, according to her defence lawyers, worsens nearer the time of upcoming hearings.
The state prosecution hailed the victory, saying: “We are pleased to see that justice has been done.”
Prosecution lawyer Matan Akiva.
Leifer’s defence said that this was not the end of the road promising more…

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