Burkina Faso provisionally frees ex-ruling party head

May 30, 2016 7:32 PM

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OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – A military tribunal in Burkina Faso says it has provisionally released the chairman of the country's former ruling party pending further investigations into a short-lived September coup.

Military tribunal director Col. Sita Sangare said Eddie Komboigo was provisionally released Monday from a military prison in Ouagadougou, the capital. Komboigo was arrested in January on accusations of being involved in the coup staged by security guards for former President Blaise Compaore against ...

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