Omar al-Bashir, ex-president of Sudan who was removed from power by the military earlier this month is now reportedly under now reportedly under investigation for money laundering.
Military officers who searched this home said they found suitcases packed with more than $351,000 in U.S. currency, 6 million Euros and 5 million Sudanese pounds, totaling more than $6.7 million.
“The chief public prosecutor … ordered the (former) president detained and quickly questioned in preparation to put him on trial,” a judicial source told Reuters.
Omar al-Bashir was ousted by Sudan’s military on April 11 after four months of street protests against him. The military thereafter appointed a military council which it said will rule no more than two years while elections are organized.
Viral video below emerged online showing the huge cash allegedly discovered inside the house of the ousted president.
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