Angola: Court Sentences Coup Plotters to 4 and 8 Years in Jail

Luanda – The Luanda Provincial Court sentenced, Monday, the defendants accused of rebellion and criminal conspiracy to prison terms ranging from 4 to 8 years and six months in prison.

The group of defendants, who have been on trial since 16 November 2015, include Afonso Mahenda JoAPound o Matias, Albano Evaristo Bingo, Henrique Luati da Silva BeirAPound o, Hitler Jessy Tchikonde, Jose Gomes Hata, Manuel Baptista Chivonde Nito Alves and Nelson Dibango Mendes dos Santos.

They are also part of the defandants Sedrick de Carvalho, Benedito Jeremias Dali, Inocencio Antonio de Brito, Domingos Jose JoAPound o da Cruz, Arante Kivuvu Italiano Lopes, Fernando Antonio Tomas, Nuno Alvaro Dala, Osvaldo Sergio Correia Caholo, Laurinda Gouveia and Rosa Kusso Conde.

Source: All Affrica