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Latest update : 2011-08-11

The Ivory Coast has charged 62 officers close to former leader Laurent Gbagbo (file photo) over crimes committed during the conflict that erupted following the November 2010 polls, a military prosecutor said Thursday.

AFP - Ivory Coast has charged 62 army officers close to ousted ex-president Laurent Gbagbo and is holding 40 of them in custody, a military justice official said Thursday.

Ange Kessi, the west African country's military prosecutor, told AFP that 62 army officers from Gbagbo's regime were charged over crimes committed during the crisis that erupted after November polls when Gbagbo refused to concede defeat to Alassane Ouattara.
 

Date created : 2011-08-11

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