Egypt minister arrested after quitting in graft probe

Egypt's agriculture minister has been arrested after he resigned in connection with a corruption probeEgypt’s agriculture minister was arrested Monday after being told to step aside in connection with an investigation into corruption, said sources in the country blighted by graft. Salah Helal “resigned on the orders of the president”, a statement from the prime minister’s office said. “He was arrested as part of an investigation into a major case of corruption in his ministry,” the official MENA news agency reported.

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