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    THE NEW PUBLIC PROSECUTOR OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA, M. LEON LOBITSH, WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE AT?

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    THE NEW PUBLIC PROSECUTOR OF THE CONGO-KINSHASA, M. LEON LOBITSH, WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE AT A CEREMONY AT THE PALACE DE LA NATION IN KINSHASA EARLIER THIS MONTH.

    M. LOBITSH IS A 27-YEAR-OLD GRADUATE OF BRUSSELS UNIVERSITY. HE WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE IN THE PRESENCE OF PRESIDENT MOBUTU AND THE MINISTER OF JUSTICE, M. SINGA. THE FORMER PUBLIC PROSECUTOR, M. ALIDOR KABEYA, HAD BEEN REMOVED FROM OFFICE BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE. HE WAS IN CHARGE OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH ALGERIA LAST SUMMER OVER FORMER PREMIER MOISE TSHOMBE WHO WAS - AND STILL IS-DETAINED IN ALGIERS. AFTER M. TSHOMBE'S KIDNAPPING DURING AN AIRCRAFT FLIGHT AND DETENTION BY THE ALGERIAN AUTHORITIES THE CONGO ASKED, UNSUCCESSFULLY, FOR HIS EXTRADITION TO THE CONGO WHERE HE IS UNDER SENTENCE OF DEATH FOR TREASON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5Y2F17BOM5TVS60H1VZF87IUZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5Y2F17BOM5TVS60H1VZF87IUZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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