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  Jailed Tunisian Presidential Candidate to Be Freed, Lawyer Says
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Last EditedBojicat  Oct 09, 2019 11:41am
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AuthorJihen Laghmari - Bloomberg News
News DateWednesday, October 9, 2019 05:40:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA Tunisian court ordered the release of a media mogul-turned-presidential candidate jailed in August over corruption allegations, his lawyer said, days before a crucial run-off vote.

The decision to free Nabil Karoui, who’s one of two contenders in Oct. 13’s presidential election, was announced by Ridha Belhaj, a member of his defense team. The 56-year-old founder of Nessma TV could be freed as early as Wednesday night, Belhaj said by phone.
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