An Indonesian court has jailed a Polish tourist for five years after he was convicted of treason for meeting with West Papuan rebels.
Jakub Skrzypski was arrested in August after he was accused of plotting to sell arms to the West Papua Liberation Army.
His lawyer, Latifah Anum Siregar, said Mr Skrzypski was sentenced on Thursday to five years imprisonment by judges at Wamena City Court.
His co-defendant, Papuan student Simon Magal, was jailed for four years for allegedly communicating with Mr Skrzypski.
Prosecutors had sought a 10-year sentence for both men.
Ms Siregar said she will appeal the decision at a Papuan High Court.
2/5/19 Wamena, West Papua— Veronica Koman (@VeronicaKoman) May 2, 2019
Warga Polandia Jakub Skrzypski divonis makar 5 th penjara, Simon Magal divonis 4 th. Keduanya ajukan banding.
Polish man Jakub Skrzypski was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for treason, 4 years for West Papuan Simon Magal. Both appeal the sentences. pic.twitter.com/3JIqUwrf1K