Corruption: former Mayor of Marchouch sentenced to 6 months ' imprisonment

The former mayor was in June arrested for bribery.

The Court of appeal in Rabat, in charge of financial crimes, condemned Monday a former Mayor of the municipality Marchouch (province of Khémisset) up to 6 months in prison for corruption and a fine of 500 dirhams.

The former Mayor of the municipality was prosecuted for bribery. The man asked money amounts for the implementation of tasks within its function. The man was arrested last June by the Royal Gendarmerie and, after a hearing by an investigating judge during the preliminary examination, held in prison in sale.