'Dead' man returns six years later to free his 'murderer' in Bié

Bonifácio Kuenha was sentenced to 20 years in 2013 for the murder of Daniel Tchali. Six years later, the alleged victim showed up and the case will be reassessed

Back in 2013, Bonifácio Kuenha was given a 20-year sentence by the Bié Provincial Court for the murder of Daniel Tchali. Today, six years after the ruling, the alleged victim showed up, very much alive, and Kuenha is waiting for a Supreme Court decision.

According to the ruling, the murder took place in the ACT farm in Bugalho (Kunje, Cuito municipality) on June 1, 2012. The mortal victim was Daniel Tchali. The defendants Sabino Henda, Daniel Ngueve and Gabriel Bule, all of them accomplices, were acquitted, while Kuenha was considered the "perpetrator" and sentenced to 20 years in jail by the Bié Provincial Court.

In a document to which O PAÍS had access, dated April 10, 2019, the Bié Provincial Court confirms that Bonifácio Kuenha was given a 20-year sentence on August 29, 2013, following a court confession.

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