Son of E Guinea leader gets suspended jail term in Paris graft trial

2017-10-27 12:01
Teodorin Obiang (AFP)

Teodorin Obiang (AFP)

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Paris - A French court handed down a three-year suspended jail term on Friday to the son of Equatorial Guinea's leader, Teodorin Obiang, after a landmark graft trial that lifted the lid on his playboy lifestyle.

The 48-year-old, who is vice president of the West African country, was also given a suspended fine of $35 million dollars by judges after the trial in which he was accused of embezzlement and misusing public money.

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