News: Federal Prosecutors bring Terrorism charges against senior members of TPLF


Left to proper: Senior TPLF Members. Sebhat Nega (Captured), Debretsion Gebremichael (Chief of TPLF) and Getachew Reda (Spokesperson of TPLF/Tigrayan Forces)

By Mahlet Fasil @MahletFasil

Addis Abeba, July 23/ 2021- Federal Prosecutors have at this time charged 62 folks within the case file of Debretsion Gebremichael (PhD), Chairman and Government Committee (EC) member of the Tigray Individuals’s Liberation entrance (TPLF). The file contains Government Committee, and Cupboard members of the regional state authorities, which was ousted by the federal authorities and subsequently changed by an Interim Administration in December 2020. 

The prosecutors filed the fees by way of the workplace of Federal Excessive Courtroom, Lideta Department, First Constitutional and Anti-Terrorism Bench, the legal professionals instructed Addis Commonplace and complained that they weren’t notified of the prosecutors transfer. The prosecutor was given Two weeks to determine prices following the completion of prosecutors  witness listening to towards the defendants in Abreha Tekeste’s file.

The remaining defendants additionally embody defendants on Abreham Deta’s  file resembling TPLF veteran and founder Sibhat Nega, former Tigray state president Abay Woldu, former speaker of the Home of Federation Keria Ibrahim, former finance minister Abraham Tekeste (PhD), former MP and state Minister for Transport, Mulu Gebre-Egziabher, Spokesperson Getachew Reda in addition to senior former TPLF officers Kidusan Nega, and Ambassador Abadi Zemo

The prosecutor defined to the court docket in writing that it has compiled documentary proof towards a number of rating members of the TPLF together with ,members of the chief and central committee members in addition to ex members of the TPLF which was designated as a terrorist group by the Home of Individuals’s Representatives (HoPR). The prosecutor accused the defendants of organizing, becoming a member of and serving as an advisory in addition to offering logistic, strategic and materials help to the ‘Tigray navy command’. Twenty of the defendants on the file are below custody the place the remaining had been charged of their absence.  

The protection staff additionally instructed Addis Commonplace that their shoppers will subsequently obtain court docket orders and be delivered to court docket on August 02, 2021 to listen to their prices. AS


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