The Sudan's former president, who was ousted after months of protests by the country's military, is now reportedly being investigated for money laundering after large sums of money were discovered in his home.
Military Intelligence Investigations Searching Omar's Home al-Bashir discovered suitcases worth more than $ 351,000 in US currency, $ 6 million and 5 million Sudanese pounds totaling more than $ 6.7 million ,
"The Attorney General ordered the (former) President to arrest him and interrogate him quickly in preparation for an indictment against him," a legal source told Reuters.
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The judicial source told Reuters that it would make money by investigating money laundering and possession of large foreign currency sums without legal basis.
The Sudanese military kicked Bashir out after four months of street protests against his rule, then appointed a military council that said he would not rule for more than two years during the election. [19659003DiebeidenBrüdervonBashirwurdenamMittwochunterAnklagederKorruptionverhaftetalsTeileinesweitverbreitetenVorgehensgegenBeamteundUnterstützerderehemaligenRegierung
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Bashir Kobar is held in the Sudanese capital Khartoum after he was detained at the presidential palace, according to Sky News in the high security prison.
The 75-year-old Bashir was not only known as one of the longest-serving presidents in Africa and the Arab world, but also as the authoritative orchestrator for corruption, conflict and civil war ,
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He is wanted by the International Criminal Court for genocide and crimes against humanity because of the horrors committed in neighboring Darfur, but the military has stopped It was scarce to agree to the transfer to The Hague.
An estimated 300,000 people died over a decade ago during a campaign to end an uprising there.
Hollie McKay and The Associated Press of Fox News contributed to this report.