Algeria doctor jailed for child-trafficking

  • By jack

  • 2 June, 2013

Prosecutors argued that the doctor illegally transported children abroad with the help of the notary, who falsified “disclaimer” documents signed by single mothers


5/29/13 12:52 PM

Algeria –  An Algerian doctor has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for abducting children born to single mothers and selling them in France for adoption.

An Algiers court found Khelifa Hanouti guilty of illegally transferring children to the city of Saint-Etienne. A notary received five years for his involvement. Another six people were jailed in absentia to 10 years.