Prison Riot Crushed in Venezuela
Loaded on April 15, 1993 published in Prison Legal News April, 1993, page 9
According to Radio Caracas, at least 180 of the 240 people tried in relation to the Nov. 27 coup attempt were sentenced and the rest absolved. 180 rebels got sentences of 18 to 20 years. The maximum sentence in Venezuela is 30 years.
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