Namibia’s ex-minister arrested, freed over fishing graft scandal

A Namibian court on Sunday released an ex-minister after his arrest at the weekend following a Wikileaks report exposing alleged corruption in the fishing industry. Former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau was arrested on Saturday for corruption, but freed,,, Esau and justice minister Sakeus Shanghala resigned last week after they were named in documents published by Wikileaks in which Iceland-based multinational fishing company Samherji is suspected of bribing senior Namibian officials for continued access to the country’s shores. >click to read< 19:23

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