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Details of former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's imprisonment

The investigative judge concerned with fighting corruption in Mauritania referred former President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz to prison, for violating strict judicial control procedures, according to "Russia Today".

And she confirmed that "the investigative judge listened to Ould Abdel Aziz in the Palace of Justice, and then decided to refer him to prison, after extensive deliberations before taking the decision."

Strict security measures were imposed in the vicinity of the Palace of Justice, during the hearing of the former president, and in conjunction with the issuance of the decision to refer him to prison, where it is expected that Ould Abdel Aziz will be placed in a private apartment for two weeks, due to the health measures imposed due to Corona, provided that he be referred to prison. Then.

Ould Abdel Aziz left power in mid-2019, but a parliamentary investigation committee raised suspicions about his involvement in corruption operations in the middle of last year, before the Public Prosecution charged him last March with corruption, money laundering and illegal enrichment.

The former president of the country has been placed under strict judicial supervision since last March.