Comoros Court Sentence Former President to Prison

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A Comoros court has sentenced ex-president, Ahmed Sambi, to life in prison for high treason.

A public prosecutor Ali Djounaid, said Sambi betrayed the mission entrusted to him by the Comorians.

He was sentenced by the State Security Court, a special judicial body whose rulings cannot be appealed.

The former leader, who led the tiny Indian Ocean nation between 2006 and 2011, enacted a law in 2008 allowing the sale of passports for high fees.

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