Ex-Minister Youseff Boutros Ghali Jailed over Corruption Charges in Egypt

Youssef Boutros-Ghali

Youssef Boutros-Ghali

Former Finance Minister of Egypt has been given a 30-year jail sentence over corruption charges. Youseff Boutros Ghali has been asked by judges to pay back 60m Egyptian pounds (about $10m, $1=5.942 Egyptian Pound)). Ghali was Egypt’s Minister of Finance between 2004 and 2011 and is the nephew of former UN secretary General Boutros Boutros Ghali. The court found him guilty of using cars waiting in customs fwhich include sex luxury cars. He used all these for personal purpose.  He was also found guilty of using finance ministry resources for personal electoral campaign. Boutros-Ghali is the minister of Mubarak-era.  Another minister, Habib al-Adly, has also been sentenced to 12 years for corruption and is facing a second trial over the killing of protesters. Mubarak is to face trial on August 3, along with his two sons Alaa and Gamal, accused of ordering the shooting of anti-government protesters during the January-February uprising and for fraud.

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