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13 Sentenced in Guinea for Killing Saudi Preacher

A court in the West African state of Guinea has handed down life sentences to 13 people accused of killing a Saudi preacher whose sermon is believed to have angered local villagers. The court in the eastern town Kankan on Monday recommended the defendants serve a minimum of 30 years for the January 2018 shooting. All but one of the 13 were sentenced in absentia — 12 are suspected to have fled abroad. "The ringleader, Moussa Kante, was the only one who was in court,...

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