The photos taken on Oct. 9, 2015 show the crowd accompanying the coffins of martyrs to their final resting place at the Gounghin municipal cemetery during the funeral ceremony in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, Oct. 9, 2015. 14 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded since the coup of the former Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) led by Gen. Gilbert Diendere on Sept. 16. (Xinhua/Remi Zoeringre)
The photos taken on Oct. 9, 2015 show the crowd accompanying the coffins of martyrs to their final resting place at the Gounghin municipal cemetery during the funeral ceremony in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, Oct. 9, 2015. 14 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded since the coup of the former Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) led by Gen. Gilbert Diendere on Sept. 16. (Xinhua/Remi Zoeringre)

“We worked secretly. Our investigations enabled us to identify those involved, whether as sponsors or accomplices,” said Simplice Poda, the commission’s president who added that “the said persons are still benefiting from the presumption of innocence.”

The photos taken on Oct. 9, 2015 show the crowd accompanying the coffins of martyrs to their final resting place at the Gounghin municipal cemetery during the funeral ceremony in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, Oct. 9, 2015. 14 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded since the coup of the former Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) led by Gen. Gilbert Diendere on Sept. 16. (Xinhua/Remi Zoeringre)
The photos taken on Oct. 9, 2015 show the crowd accompanying the coffins of martyrs to their final resting place at the Gounghin municipal cemetery during the funeral ceremony in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, Oct. 9, 2015. 14 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded since the coup of the former Presidential Security Regiment (RSP) led by Gen. Gilbert Diendere on Sept. 16. (Xinhua/Remi Zoeringre)

Poda made the remarks in the capital Ouagadougou after having handed over his commission’s report to Prime Minister Yacouba Issac Zida.

The coup that was led by Gen. Gilbert Diendere, a confidant of ex-President Blaise Compaore, left 15 people dead and over 250 others injured.

According to Poda, the commission, comprised of eight people, most of them security officers, questioned many senior military officials.

“We cannot say we questioned everybody,” he affirmed, adding that “some people had fled the country.” Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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