19 (Xinhua/GNA) - Trial of Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir started in
Khartoum on Monday on charges related to corruption, possession of foreign
currency and illicit wealth, according to a Xinhua correspondent.
arrived at the court in Arkaweet neighbourhood in central Khartoum amid tight
session of al-Bashir's trial was supposed to begin last July 31, but it was
delayed to Aug. 17 as he failed to appear before the court for security
The Aug. 17
session had been delayed once again as it coincided with the date of the
signing ceremony of the transitional documents in Sudan.
army ousted al-Bashir from power on April 11 amid popular protests that erupted
in December last year.
ouster, the General Prosecution in Sudan raised charges against al-Bashir
related to corruption, possession of foreign currency and illicit wealth after
around US$113 million were found at his residence.