Ethiopia arrests 36 intelligence officials over alleged corruption, rights abuses

Ethiopia arrests 36 intelligence officials over alleged corruption, rights abuses. [Courtesy]

Ethiopia has arrested 36 officials from its intelligence services over alleged corruption and human rights abuses following an investigation of several months, the attorney general said on Monday.

Berhanu Tsegaye told a news conference in the capital that the investigation took five months and that the officials were arrested over the weekend.

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