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Ousted Sudan president Bashir Detained for corruption

Judges stated Bashir, 75, has been delivered to the reform center, instead of a prison, due to the era.

They also ordered the confiscation of tens of thousands of euros and Sudanese pounds located in his house when he was toppled.

Bashir was deposed from the army in April after weeks of street protests against his three-decade rule.

First of many Instances
Dressed in white robes and a turban, Bashir watched softly from within a metallic suspect’s cage while the judge, Al-Sadiq Abdelrahman, read the verdict.

. .The amounts of national and foreign currency which were captured are confiscated,” Abdelrahman said.

Several other judicial cases are established in Sudan against Bashir. In May he had been charged with incitement and participation in the killing of protesters, and this week that he had been summoned for questioning over his part in the 1989 military coup that brought him into power.

Pro-Bashir rally
From early afternoon, troops and army vehicles were set up in the middle of the capital Khartoum, blocking access to the presidential palace as well as the Defence Ministry, also there was a significant security presence in the court.

About 3,000 fans of this ex-president’s Islamist movement rallied in the middle of the city. “Now we moved out to show to shield Muslim faith and against secularism,” stated 34-year-old protester Ahmed Yassin.

Ahmed Ibrahim al-Tahir, Bashir’s lead defense attorney, said he’d appeal. “The judge made the judgment based on political motives, but in spite of that we have confidence at the Sudanese judiciary,” Tahir told reporters.