Accused Vic principal arrested in Israel

February 13, 2018

Nicole Meyer fears her alleged childhood predator, arrested in Israel, could fight extradition.

A former Melbourne school principal wanted on more than 70 charges of child sexual abuse has been arrested in Israel after an undercover investigation.

Malka Leifer is accused of sexually assaulting two girls at the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in Melbourne before fleeing to Israel.

In a statement, Israeli Police said a female in her 50s from Samaria was arrested on suspicion of "obstructing court proceedings and attempting to hide evidence of a case" following a month-long undercover operation.

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