Algeria – The businessman, Abderrahmane Achaibou was heard in the trial related to the case of corruption in the automotive industry.
Before the judge, Abderrahmane Achaibou, accuses the former prime ministers, Ahmed Ouyahia, Abdelmalek Sellal and the then Minister of Industry, Abdesselam Boucouareb. “I submitted, on September 18, 2016, a complete dossier to the Prime Minister, which was, also, handed over to the former minister, Abdelmalek Sellal”. Bouchouareb blocked “our investment project in this sector in 2014”.In the same way, he continues, “I sent to the former Prime Minister, Ahmed Ouyahia, four correspondences, I brought all the details, but he did not answer and he did not intervene”.
Questioned by the judge during this hearing, the member of the technical commission, Amin Tira, who was in charge of the files, responded in the same direction, “I acted according to Bouchaouareb’s instructions”, underlining that “this last blocked the file. “We wrote to Sellal but he did not answer,” he concluded.