The former head of State used to be accused of administrative corruption, together with gathering a multimillion-dollar fortune from the gross sales of Comorian passports to folks dwelling in nations bordering the Persian Gulf.
Abdallah Sambi, who dominated from 2006 to 2011, refuses to look in court docket as a result of he thinks that it will now not be honest and requested for the objection of the president of the court docket for being phase of the panel of jurists who made up our minds to prosecute him.
In the presentation of the costs, the prosecutor mentioned that the previous president had ‘betrayed the mission entrusted to him by the people of Comoros.’
One of the attorneys from the Public Prosecutor’s Office said that ‘he sold passports as if they were peanuts,’ in step with studies from the listening to.
The protection for the president claims that there’s no proof of the fortune discussed through the prosecution since no financial institution accounts in his identify were discovered.