War crimes judges order release of Congolese ex-vice president Bemba

War crimes judges order release of Congolese ex-vice president Bemba

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Judges at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday ordered the release of Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba following his acquittal last week on war crimes charges.

He will be freed in neighbouring Belgium, where his family lives, the court order said.

(Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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Updated Date: Jun 13, 2018 00:06:48 IST

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