Egypt: Next President Could be Suspended for Electoral Bribery
24 May 2012
Photo: Heba Aly/IRIN
A woman waits in line for her turn to vote in Egypt's first elections. (file photo)
Secretary General of the Presidential Elections Committee Hatem Bagato said that the law allows the committee to suspend any candidate if it proves his involvement in electoral bribery.
Bagato pointed in a statement on a satellite channel that the committee cannot punish those who violated the law but it will investigate the violations and refer the candidate involved to persecution.
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