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Orlando Ramon Agosti

Orlando Ramon Agosti (1924-1997) was an Argentine general. With the General Jorge Rafael Videla, he ruled Argentina between 1976 and 1981. In 1985, he was accused of 88 murders, 581 illegal arrests, 278 cases of torture of which seven resulted in death, 110 theft in aggravating circumstances and 11 abductions of minors. On December of the same year, Agosti was found guilty of eight specific counts of torture and was sentenced to four and a half years in prison.

He was released from prison on May 9, 1989. In 1990, he was pardoned by President Carlos Saul Menem. Orlando Ramon Agosti died in 1997.


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