Augustine Gbao

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Augustine Gbao
Born August 1948 (age 66)
Blama, Kenema, Sierra Leone
Political party
Revolutionary United Front

Augustine Gbao also known as Augustine Bao (born 13 August 1948) is a Sierra Leonean former paramilitary commander of the Revolutionary United Front (RUF). In February 2009, he was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Special Court for Sierra Leone[1] and sentenced to 25 years in prison.[2] He was a senior commander in the RUF from 1991 until his capture in 2002.[3]


  1. ^ S Leone trio guilty of war crimes BBC New, 25 February 2009
  2. ^ Appeals Chamber Upholds Sentences for Convicted Revolutionary United Front Leaders Sierra Express Media, October 26, 2009
  3. ^ Augustine Gbao at