Sudan sentences 27 intelligence agents to death for killing protester
A Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 27 intelligence agents to death for torturing and killing a protester early this year.
It is the first time members of the security forces have been condemned to death in relation to the killing of protesters whose movement toppled veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir.
The defendants were found guilty of torturing to death Ahmed al-Kheir Awadh at an intelligence services facility and sentenced to be hanged, judge Sadok Albdelrahman said.
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