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Guinea: Court sends 2 to jail for life for attack

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July 13, 2013 09:41 AM EST | AP

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CONAKRY, Guinea — A tribunal in Guinea sentences two to life imprisonment for trying to assassinate President Alpha Conde in July 2011.

Alpha Oumar Diallo and Jean Guilavogui, were sentenced to life imprisonment for allegedly masterminding the attack.

Among six others sentenced were Badjar Fatou Diallo, a woman convicted of being an active accomplice, Almamy Aguibou Diallo and Mamadou Alpha Diallo who were sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment.