PAM’s deputy for Rehamna, Abdellatif Zaim, hit headlines accusing one of his workers of stealing an egg tray. According to some, the largest egg producer in Africa, eventually withdrew the complaint under local and national pressure. But there was a trial.
By Jassim Ahdani
ANDbdellatif Zaim is one of the pillars of PAM in the province of Rehamna, the true cradle of the party. The parliamentarian, former president of the National Association of Egg Producers (ANPO), could have done without the controversy he had been talking about for more than a week. On Wednesday, January 13, trial court Ben Guerir sentenced one of its workers to a one-month suspended prison sentence and a fine of 130 dirhams for stealing 16 eggs from a parliament farm.
A short quest
“Whoever steals an egg steals a dromedary (sic) ”, explained the elected official Chouf TV after the outbreak of the affair more than a week ago. Social networks target the character. From now on, the web calls it “moul lbayd“. Son attitude …