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Egyptian authorities detain ex-official Hisham Genena

Egyptian authorities detain ex-official Hisham Genena
From Al Jazeera - February 13, 2018

Egyptian authorities have arrested Hisham Genena, the country's former top auditor and aide to Sami Anan, Egypt's former chief of staff who is currently imprisoned.

Genena's lawyer confirmed to local media on Tuesday that he was taken from his home in the New Cairo district of the capital this afternoon.

It is unclear where he will be transferred to at this time.

He had been assisting Anan in his presidential campaign before it was abruptly suspendedlast month. Anan, who is held in a military prison, was detained on allegations he committed violations that "warrant official investigation", and incitement against the army.

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