Algerian Judiciary on Tuesday announced the dates to start trial of three major graft cases that hit the nation from the reign of President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Anadolu news agency reported.
The Criminal Court of Algiers announced April, 19 as the date to probe two cases involving senior government officials and foreign contractors.
The first case involves the construction of East- West Highway project which connects the 1200 km distance between the eastern and western parts of the country at a cost of $12 billion. The case involves 16 defendants from the country’s security services and senior officials in the public-works ministry accused of bribery and kickbacks.
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