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Court sentences 4 men to 2 years imprisonment each for destroying cell padlocks

Court sentences 4 men to 2 years imprisonment each for destroying cell padlocksThe mayor of eastern Congolese city of Beni on Tuesday said 900 prisoners had  escaped from  jail, including members of an Islamist militant group.

Modeste Bakwanamaha said rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) and other rebel groups were among those who had been sprung from the jail by attackers using welding equipment.

Out of the 1,000 inmates only 100 inmates remained in the prison following the break-out.

Authorities said that 100 rebel groups are active in Congo’s east, many of them are  fighting over the country’s precious natural resources.

Among them is the ADF, originally from Uganda. The group has been accused of killing thousands of people. (dpa/NAN)

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