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Algerian MP detained for money laundering
2019-10-19
[AFRICANEWS] Algerian member of parliament, Baha Eddine Tliba has been detained. The businessman was remanded in jug on Thursday over money laundering and secretly financing political parties.

According to the official APS news agency, Tliba is facing prosecution for illegally financing the electoral campaign of former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika
...10th president-for-life of Algeria. He was elected in 1999 and served on his third or four terms. When he announced for the fifth, or maybe it was the sixth, visibly doddering, a grateful nation rose up in its wrath and threw him out...
Baha Eddine Tliba, a member of the former president’s National Liberation Front
...the Turkic paramilitaries intended to replace with their native jihadi ferocity all the highly trained Turkish soldiers Sultan Erdogan I the much beloved has jailed in the last few years for not worshipping the ground he walks upon. The Uighurs and so forth who did not join Al Nusra or ISIS seem to have ended up here...
party, had his parliamentary immunity lifted on September 25 at the request of the Justice Minister.

He is one of the last victims of an Algerian judicial hunt for powerful businessmen close to Bouteflika since his resignation in April.

Most of them are suspected of having taken advantage of their ties with the former president or his entourage to obtain benefits or public contracts.

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