Thatcher to plead guilty in Equatorial Guinea coup plot

[JURIST] Mark Thatcher [BBC profile], son of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, will plead guilty to charges over his involvement in an Equatorial Guinea coup plot, according to BBC reports. Thatcher was arrested by South African officials in August [JURIST report] for helping to finance the failed coup attempt in violation of South Africa's Foreign Military Assistance Act [text]. Thatcher will reportedly plead guilty to being negligent in investing in an aircraft that was used by the alleged coup plotters. BBC News has more. Previously in JURIST's Paper Chase...



 

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