Friday, October 30, 2020

Egypt: Secretary General of Supreme Council for Media Regulation arrested over bribery

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The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested Tuesday Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation Ahmed Gamal el-Din Selim over bribery charges linked to his work.

Related: Egypt: Ex-deputy Alexandria governor handed 12 yrs in prison over bribery

Selim’s detention came based on ACA’s investigations. Selim’s office was seized after his arrest.

Makram Mohamed Ahmed, the president of the Supreme Council for Media Regulations, said that the council members will meet up on Wednesday to select a new secretary-general.

No official accounts have revealed details of the bribery charges drawn against Selim thus far.

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