Angola: President Appoints New Deputy Military Prosecutor

Luanda — Angolan head of State João Lourenço Thursday appointed General Filomeno Octávio da Conceição Benedito Deputy Attorney General for Military Sphere and Military Prosecutor of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA).

The information is contained in a press release from the President's Civil Affairs Office, reached ANGOP Thursday, stating that Filomeno da Conceição Benedito is taking over from General Adão Adriano António, who was also sacked from the position by the head of State.

The new Deputy Attorney General for the FAA Military Sphere and Military Prosecutor was Deputy Attorney General for Military Jurisdiction and Deputy Military Prosecutor, a position from which he was also dismissed Thursday.

The move comes in the light of the country's Constitution, Organic Law of the Attorney General's Office, National Defense and Armed Forces Law.

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