Child kidnapper gets seven years in jail

Saturday, September 8, 2007

Principal Magistrate Moses Richards of the Kanifing Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday sentenced one Mr Chinu Dantas, a Cape Verdean, to seven years in prison for attempting to abduct a child.

The magistrate also sentenced him to another one year in prison for revoking a passing permit to stay in the Gambia.

Mr Dantas is to serve out both sentences at the Janjanbureh Prisons with hard labour.

According to the magistrate, Mr Dantas would have abducted the child but for circumstances beyond his control.

Author: By Soury Camara
Source: The Point