Sudan releases man found guilty of killing US diplomat John Granville
Abdelraouf Abuzeid, who was found guilty for the killing of US diplomat John Granville, was released by the country's high court two years after a settlement was reached between the Sudanese government and Granville's family, his brother said.
The US state department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
On January 1 2008, Granville was attacked by gunmen while being driven home from a New Year's Eve party at the British Embassy in Khartoum.
According to Sudanese officials, Granville was ambushed by two gunmen who stopped their car in front of his. His driver, Abdel Rahman Abbas, was killed immediately. Another gunman shot Granville in the neck and chest. He died a few hours later, after being taken to a hospital.