Kinfe Appeals for Public Defence

Kinfe Dagnew (M. Gen) has appeared before a judge today following allegations of corruption, misuse of office and mismanagement while managing the state owned military-industrial complex, Metal & Engineering Corporation (MeTEC).

He has said his pension salary is 4,000 Br and cannot afford a lawyer.

After he gave his testimony, he asked the Judge presiding the 10th Criminal Bench of Lideta Division to assign him a public defender.

He appeared with his brother Essays Dagnew.

The session has been adjourned for tomorrow where the two will appear with public lawyers.

Published on Nov 15,2018 [ Vol 19 ,No 968]



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