Brother of ex-Algerian President Bouteflika jailed

– – The younger brother of the former Algerian president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, has been jailed for two years. Said Bouteflika was accused of obstructing the course of justice. He was sentenced alongside the former justice minister, Tayeb Louh, and a businessman, Ali Haddad. Mr Louh will serve six years while Mr Haddad will be in jail for two years. Ex-inspector general of the ministry of justice, Tayeb Belhachemi was also sentenced to two years in prison. – – All the accused were detained after President Bouteflika was forced from office in 2019.…

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