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Monday, 28 August 2017

Alexandria Deputy Governor arrested for corruption

Alexandria Deputy Governor arrested for corruption: Alexandria’s Deputy Governor Soad El Kholy was arrested on Sunday on charges of corruption, according to Ahram Online. Charges included “bribery, profiting and squandering public funds,” the Administrative Control Authority said. El Kholy, who has served in her post since 2015, was arrested alongside five businessmen (who remain unnamed) for reportedly receiving a EGP 1 mn bribe and wasting EGP 10 mn in public funds in a case related to unlicensed buildings and overdue fines. The case revolves around illegal buildings getting a pass and fines not being collected.

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