Criminal Court imprisons man for 15yrs for child sexual abuse

Criminal Court | Photo: Adhadhu

Malé, Maldives – The Criminal Court of Maldives has sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for sexual offences against a child.

While the court did not reveal the details of the crime to protect the dignity of the child, the perpetrator is identified as Mohamed Nafiu, Musthareege, Dh. Bandidhoo.

The prosecution charged Nafiu with the sexual abuse of a minor under his care as an authority figure.

The Criminal Court sentenced Nafiu as guilty to the crime with 15 years in prison. The court declared sentence served for the portion where Nafiu was in remand leaving 13 years and 8 months to be served.