Torturers of Chilean President Bachelet's father sentenced to jail

November 21, 2014 3:51 PM

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A Chilean judge on Friday sentenced two retired colonels to prison for the torture of President Michelle Bachelet's father, which indirectly led to his death, during the early days of General Augusto Pinochet's 1973-1990 dictatorship.

Judge Mario Carroza sentenced Edgar Cevallos Jones to a two-year term and Ramon Caceres Jorquera to three years for committing the "crime of torture resulting in the death" of Air Force General Alberto Bachelet Martinez.

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