France extradites African football chief to war crimes court: ICC | 2019-01-23

France extradites African football chief to war crimes court: ICC

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23rd January, 2019 06:58:55 printer

France extradites African football chief to war crimes court: ICC

France on Wednesday transferred Patrice-Edouard Ngaissona, a member of Africa's top footballing body, to the International Criminal Court in The Hague where he faces war crimes charges, the ICC said.

 

The transfer of Ngaissona, who is from the Central African Republic,"followed the completion of necessary national proceedings in France, where he was arrested on 12 December", the tribunal said in a statement.


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