Former Algerian officials questioned over corruption: TV

Police officers and members of national gendarmerie stand guard outside a court in Algiers, Algeria June 16, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina

ALGIERS (Reuters) – Two former powerful Algerian officials and a prominent businessmen were questioned in courts on Sunday, state TV said, over accusations of corruption in the ruling elite under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Protesters and the army drove Bouteflika to resign on April 2 after two decades in power, but pressure has continued for the […]

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