Ex-mayor of Congo capital Brazzaville jailed for corruption

Former mayor of Brazzaville, capital of Congo Republic, Christian Roger Okemba; has been sentenced to 5 years in prison over charges of corruption.

Head of the criminal court of Brazzaville, Christian Oba, confirmed that, the former mayor was found guilty of embezzling of public funds. His wife, Anastasie Eléonore Okemba, was also handed a three-year suspended sentence.

The Okembas are to pay the Brazzaville mayor's office a fine of 304,000 euros in addition to their sentences. Six other co-a…

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