Tunisia: Candidate for Legislative Elections Makrem Lagguem Taken Into Custody

Tunis/Tunisia — Candidate for the legislative run-off for the Sousse-City-Sousse Sidi Abdelhamid constituency Makrem Lagguem will on Friday appear before the prosecutor of the Sousse 1 Court of First Instance over alleged electoral offences.

Lagguem was placed into custody on Thursday night following a complaint lodged by the Local Authority of the Elections (IRIE) accusing him of distributing money to voters, a source told TAP.

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