A senior officer at the base decided to mitigate his punishment, and shaved two days off after Netanyahu handed in an appeal.
Yair Netanyahu enlisted a few months ago, and since then has been serving close to Jerusalem. A few days ago his commander reported that he was late for an assignment, and attempts at locating him failed. Finally he showed up, a number of hours tardy.
Netanyahu subsequently underwent a disciplinary hearing, where he was sentenced to ten days of confinement to his base. But young Netanyahu appealed for a mitigation of punishment, and the IDF spokesperson's deputy shortened the sentence by two days.
"The positive response to the appeal for shortening the punishment was given after Netanyahu had already served a large portion of his sentence, and in light of the fact that the move is accepted and is used with many other soldiers, even in more severe cases."
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