Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
World
Home / World / Africa

Former Sudan president exempted from prison sentence for old age despite conviction of corruption

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-12-14 19:24
A file photo of Sudan's former president Omar al-Bashir. [Photo/IC]

KHARTOUM - A Sudanese criminal court on Saturday convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of corruption, and possession of foreign currency and illicit wealth, sentencing him to two-year detention in a reform institution instead of in prison for exceeding age of 70.

"For arrangements relating to those who surpass the age of 70, and accordingly, I rule two years of detention for al-Bashir at an administrative reform institution," said Al-Sadiq Abdelrahman, a court judge who delivered the verdict.

The judge also ordered confiscation of al-Bashir's foreign currency money for his crime.

Most Viewed in 24 Hours
Top
BACK TO THE TOP
English
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US