Retired Major General Khaled Nezzar was heard by the military judge about the attempted dismissal of Chief of Staff Ahmed Gaid Salah, according to Ennahar TV.
Former national defense minister Khaled Nezzar testified about the attempt to overthrow Ahmed Gaïd Salah, Chief of Staff and Deputy Minister of National Defense.
The audience of retired Major General Khaled Nezzar lasted two hours, according to the same source. The latter testified about his meeting with Said Bouteflika, brother and advisor to the former President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
He also revealed that Said Bouteflika was planning to sign a decree on the dismissal of Ahmed Gaïd Salah. The former minister of national defense gave information on the intentions of Said Bouteflika to declare the state of exception.
The testimony of Khaled Nezzar will be added to the charges against Said Bouteflika.