Guinea has opened a judicial probe into former president Alpha Conde for murder and other crimes.
Guinea said on May 4 it would prosecute Condé, who was toppled in a military coup last year September.
Condé is among 27 former senior officials who face prosecution for "murder,
The transitional assembly in Guinea, which is tasked with organizing a return to civilian rule after the military overthrow last year of President Alpha Conde, held its first session Saturday.
All 81 members of the national transitional council, known by its French acronym CNT, were present
Heavy gunfire echoed around the capital of Guinea early on Sunday and pictures surfaced on social media of the West African country’s president being held in custody by men in military fatigues, the New York Times reported.
It was later followed by the head of Guinea’s