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Addis Ababa, December 30, 2016 (FBC) – About 130 people have been arrested on suspicion of corruption, said the Ethiopian
Federal Police Commission.
Commander Desta Asmelash, Executive Advisor to the Federal Police Commissioner, told journalists today that the Commission
received 260 reports of corruption cases from the public.
Those detained so far are among the 206 suspects.
According to him, the Commission has frozen assets and properties of 13 of the suspects. It also froze 8 big share companies, 4
buildings, 49 vehicles, 22 villas and two factories.
The remaining suspects are under investigation. Among the suspects included government officials, he said.
Addis Ababa Police Commission arrested 125 people on suspicion of corruption last Wednesday.
Translated and posted by Amare Asrat
Ethiopia arrests 130 people on suspicion of corruption
December 30, 2016