Ben Ali brother-in-law dies in custody: Tunisia prison chief

AFP , Friday 5 Apr 2013

Moncef Trabelsi (Photo: Ahram)

Moncef Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was jailed for fraud, has died in custody of a brain tumour, the country's prisons chief said on Friday.

"He died at the neurological hospital where he was taken (from jail) on March 18. He had been operated on for a brain tumour," the prisons chief, Habib Sboui, told AFP.

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