On Sunday, agents from the Administrative Control Authority arrested Investment Minister Ashraf Salman's chief of staff at his office over charges of financial corruption, sources told Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Officers met with the suspect briefly before accusing him of receiving bribes from an investors who deals with the ministry.
Agents searched his office and seized its possessions, according to the sources who asked not to be named.
They added that the arrest came after a lengthy investigation.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm