Senegal ex-president's son charged with corruption

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The son of Senegal's former leader Abdoulaye Wade was in jail Thursday after being charged with corruption over the amassing of a fortune valued at more than $1 billion, a ministry of justice source said. Karim Wade, who held a number of cabinet posts during his father's presidency, was sent to Dakar's main prison under heavy police escort just before midnight, witnesses said, after he was charged with "illicit enrichment." Duration: 00:34

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