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Arrests of ERCA officials & others continue; Agency run by two remaining deputies

22 May

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory

The TPLF/EPRDF have continued nabbing officials of the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA) and their accomplices in the business community. Since it is a continuing process, the numbers are changing literally on daily basis. At this point, 54 individuals are in prison – four of them only yesterday, May 21, 2013, according to media reports. It is also reported that some non-cabinet level government officials in different government offices and some senior members of the armed forces are also being sent on forced leave, while investigations continue.
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