Sudan: Former leader, al-Bashir, sentence to 2 years for Corruption

A Sudanese court on Saturday, sentence former President Omar al-Bashir to two years in prisonment with a minimum security lockup for money laundering and corruption charges.

Ahmed Ibrahim, one of his lawyers, said the ex-president will appeal the verdict.

Bashir has been in prison in Khartoum since being forced from power in April when security forces withdrew their support for his repressive regime after months of protests.

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