Previous Gambian President Yahya Jammeh utilized pay off continues and taken government assets to purchase a chateau in a suburb of Washington, D.C., U.S. specialists charge in a claim looking to hold onto the property.
The west African country’s long-lasting despot planned to wash generally $3.5 million in “defilement continues” through the acquisition of a luxurious home in Potomac, Maryland, the Justice Department said in a common relinquishment grievance.
Jammeh was 29 when he took power in a 1994 military overthrow. He administered over Gambia for over 22 years. He and his better half, Zineb Jammeh, fled into banish in Equatorial Guinea after he lost a December 2016 presidential political race to Adama Barrow.
Jammeh gained at any rate 281 properties during his time in office and worked in excess of 100 private financial balances straightforwardly or through organizations or establishments in which he has shares or an enthusiasm, as per the Justice Department’s affable grumbling.