Brother of Algeria ex-president jailed for graft

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An Algerian court has sentenced the brother of the former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to 12 years in jail for corruption.

Saïd Bouteflika, who was his brother’s advisor, was also fined nearly $60,000 (£50,000).

Several top Algerian businessmen were convicted with him and also given long prison terms.

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was accused of fostering corruption over his 20 year rule, was forced to resign as president in 2019 following a wave of pro-democracy protests.

He died two years later.

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