'PLAYBOY' SON OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA LEADER FACES CORRUPTION CHARGES IN PARIS

'PLAYBOY' SON OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA LEADER FACES CORRUPTION CHARGES IN PARIS

EQUATORIAL GUINEA'S EMBASSY SAID HE IS NOT EXPECTED TO ATTEND THE TRIAL, SCHEDULED TO RUN UNTIL JULY 6.

Equatorial Guinea is regularly criticised by human rights groups for its repressive laws, corruption, as well as unlawful killings and torture by its security forces.
His Paris property portfolio includes his family's six-story mansion on the upmarket Avenue Foch which boasts a cinema, spa and taps covered in gold leaf.
A French court agreed in January to adjourn the trial of Teodorin Obiang, his country's vice-president, at the request of his defence team.

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