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Former Congo VP Bemba, Lawyer Bribed Witnesses, ICC Told

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court accused former Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, his former lawyer and three other allies on Tuesday of corrupting witnesses in an attempt to secure his acquittal. Bemba, already on trial at court in The Hague for crimes against humanity, and his ex-trial lawyer Aime Kilolo Musamba are charged with coaching witnesses and paying them to testify in his favor between 2011 and 2013. "Mr. Bemba directed a plan to see his acquittal...

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