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Algerian ex-pm Sellal remanded in custody over graft allegation - state tv

Algerian ex-pm Sellal remanded in custody over graft allegation - state tv
FILE PHOTO: Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal arrives for the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri -
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ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria’s supreme court on Thursday remanded former prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over allegations of corruption, state TV reported.

On Wednesday the same court had ordered the detention of another former prime minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, for alleged involvement in corruption.

(Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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