IN PICTURES: Tunisia auctions off deposed President Ben Ali’s luxury cars

A mercedes luxury car owned by ousted president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali. (Supplied)

Tunisia is preparing to auction a number of confiscated luxury cars owned by the family of deposed president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali.

On Tuesday, the Tunisian government offered to auction 11 luxury cars that were confiscated after Ben Ali was overthrown in 2011.

ben ali cars 2 (Supplied)

ben ali cars 2 (Supplied)

The cars are a Bentley, a Porsche Carrera, an Aston Martin and a BMW, a Pontiac, a Ferrari, a Maybach, a Mercedes and a Rolls-Royce.

ben ali cars 5 (Supplied)

ben ali cars 5 (Supplied)

The company in charge of holding the auction said the cars will be on display from September 17 till the end of the month.

ben ali cars 3 (Supplied)

ben ali cars 3 (Supplied)

After the revolution, Tunisia seized hundreds of companies, shares and real estate owned by Ben Ali and his relatives, valued at about $4 billion, according to the national commission for confiscation, including more than 100 luxury cars.

ben ali cars 4 (Supplied)

ben ali cars 4 (Supplied)

 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54
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