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Court sentences Rafael Correa and Jorge Glas to 8 years in prison in Bribes case- Ecuador Times

Ex-Ecuador leader Rafael Correa leaves leftist ruling party - Associated Press

A Court of the National Court of Justice, made up of judges Iván León (rapporteur), Marco Rodríguez and Iván Saquicela, read his decision on Tuesday in the accusation known as the Bribery Case 2012-2016.

In the reading that took almost two hours, the main defendants, ex-president Rafael Correa and ex-vice president Jorge Glas were sentenced to 8 years in prison for aggravated bribery. In addition, they both lose their political rights for 25 years.

This is a first instance sentence.

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