MARK 'IN ON COUP' PLOT.
Former SAS officer Simon Mann claimed Baroness Thatcher's son "came on board completely" in the plot to depose President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
Mann, 55, who faces 30 years in jail, also claimed the 2004 coup was backed by Spain and South Africa.
He is expected to be sentenced today in the West African state's capital Malabo.
Sir Mark, 54, has denied being part of the plot. He was accused of paying for a helicopter for the team but said he thought he was financing an air ambulance. He pleaded guilty to breaking South Africa's anti-mercenary laws and paid a fine of pounds 265,000.
EX-SAS OFFICER Mann
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Jun 19, 2008|
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