Ethiopia: Ruling party holds emergency meeting as officials, businessmen arrested for alleged corruption
Earlier in the week, chairman and founder of TPLF, Sebehat Nega, who holds no official position at the moment, warned that the country will fall apart if EPRDF fails to bring corrupt officials to justice. In an exclusive interview with the state run Addis Zemen newspaper, Sebehat Nega admitted that the EPRDF has never faced a crisis of this magnitude.
The organ of TPLF, Radio Fana, quoting police said 130 of the 260 suspects have been arrested and the assets of 13 suspects have been frozen.
The emergency meeting by the ruling coalition is expected to divulge the identities of the arrested individuals.