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BEN ALI TREASURES ON AUCTION

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Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali on 22 December kicked off viewing for an auction of thousands of luxury items once owned by ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ali and his family. Jebali inspected 40 luxury cars, thousands of clothing, jewelry items and art works on the eve of the public auction which is being held in the Tunis suburb of Gammarth in a bid to raise millions of euros for government coffers.

Highlight of the month-long sale is expected to be the cars, which include a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 460, a Bentley Continental sports car, an armored Cadillac and a Maybach 62. Suits belonging to the toppled despot are expected to go for 3,000 euros each, while coats belonging to his wife Leila Trabelsi, who was notorious for her expensive tastes, could fetch as much as 4,000 euros. Her handbags are expected fetch 3,000 euros, while the couple’s footwear is expected to command prices ranging from 100 to 300 euros.



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