Sudan has seized assets valued at $4 billion from former president, Omar al-Bashir, his family members and associates, the country’s anti-corruption body said.
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“Our initial estimates of the value of the assets, shares in different companies and buildings we have confiscated is $3.5 billion to $4 billion,” Salah Manaa, a spokesperson for the Anti-Corruption and Regime Dismantling Committee, said in response to questions.
The body was set up late last year.
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Bashir, who was overthrown by the army a year ago in the midst of mass protests against his three-decade rule, was jailed in December, after being found guilty of illegally possessing millions of dollars in foreign currencies.
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He has also been indicted by the International Criminal Court for alleged crimes against humanity committed in the western region of Darfur.