The Egyptian government barred Ahmed Shafik, who served as ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s last premier, from accessing his assets, the Justice Ministry said today in a faxed statement. The decision, announced by Deputy Justice Minister Yehya Galal, also affects Shafik’s three daughters, the statement said.
Shafik, who left Egypt after narrowly losing the presidential run-off race to Islamist Mohamed Mursi earlier this year, is being investigated on a number of corruption-related charges.
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