Supreme Court of Justice passes final sentence against CI militants

On Monday 7th May, at the Palace of Justice, in Malabo, the final sentence was issued regarding the crimes of sedition, attacks on authority, public disorder, serious injury and damage, against the militants and leaders of the banned political party Citizens for Innovation (CI), with the injured party being the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

The President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Juan Carlos Ondo Angue, directed the session, accompanied by other magistrates from the court. After opening the session, Ondo Angue read the sentence, which ran to over twenty pages.

The Supreme Court of Justice confirmed sentence number 03/2018, of 23rd February 2018, passed by the Provincial Court of Wele Nzas, and rejected the appeal proceedings due to a legal violation.

The sentence is given below:

We rule

1.- That we must reject and we reject entirely the appeal proceedings due to a legal violation in the way it was filed by the lawyers Ponciano Mbomio Nvo and Fabian Nguema Obono, in representation of the said militants of the banned political party Citizens for Innovation, in initials CI.

2.- We must confirm and we confirm entirely, sentence number 03/2018, of 23rd February 2018, passed by the Provincial Court of Wele Nzas in summary procedure number 1/2017 heard before the Magistrate’s and Examining Court Aconibe Magistrate’s and Examining Court, for the crimes of sedition, attacks on authority, public disorder, serious injury and damage, against the militants and leaders of the banned CI political party, with the injured party being the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, represented by the Attorney General of the Republic.

3.- The costs of this process will be met by the complainant, for his recklessness and bad faith. This is our sentence, which we issue, order and sign.

A certified true copy of this sentence with reference to the rulings of the Provincial Court of Wele Nzas shall be issued. The parties shall be notified of this sentence, and informed that no further recourse is permitted.

Magistrates. Before the Secretary. I testify that this shall be upheld”.

Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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Supreme Court of Justice passes final sentence against CI militants

On Monday 7th May, at the Palace of Justice, in Malabo, the final sentence was issued regarding the crimes of sedition, attacks on authority, public disorder, serious injury and damage, against the militants and leaders of the banned political party Citizens for Innovation (CI), with the injured party being the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

The President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Juan Carlos Ondo Angue, directed the session, accompanied by other magistrates from the court. After opening the session, Ondo Angue read the sentence, which ran to over twenty pages.

The Supreme Court of Justice confirmed sentence number 03/2018, of 23rd February 2018, passed by the Provincial Court of Wele Nzas, and rejected the appeal proceedings due to a legal violation.

The sentence is given below:

We rule

1.- That we must reject and we reject entirely the appeal proceedings due to a legal violation in the way it was filed by the lawyers Ponciano Mbomio Nvo and Fabian Nguema Obono, in representation of the said militants of the banned political party Citizens for Innovation, in initials CI.

2.- We must confirm and we confirm entirely, sentence number 03/2018, of 23rd February 2018, passed by the Provincial Court of Wele Nzas in summary procedure number 1/2017 heard before the Magistrate’s and Examining Court Aconibe Magistrate’s and Examining Court, for the crimes of sedition, attacks on authority, public disorder, serious injury and damage, against the militants and leaders of the banned CI political party, with the injured party being the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, represented by the Attorney General of the Republic.

3.- The costs of this process will be met by the complainant, for his recklessness and bad faith. This is our sentence, which we issue, order and sign.

A certified true copy of this sentence with reference to the rulings of the Provincial Court of Wele Nzas shall be issued. The parties shall be notified of this sentence, and informed that no further recourse is permitted.

Magistrates. Before the Secretary. I testify that this shall be upheld”.

Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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