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Former Niger PM Hama Amadou loses appeal in baby smuggling case

Former Niger PM Hama Amadou loses appeal in baby smuggling case
From Al Jazeera - April 12, 2018

Niger opposition leader and former Prime Minister Hama Amadou lost an appeal against a one-year jail term for baby smuggling, legal sources said.

Amadou - who lives in France - wasamong a group of around 20 people, including one of his wives, who received one-year terms in March 2017for allegedly smugging babies from Nigeria via Benin to wealthy couples in Niger.

He was tried and convicted in absentia, and would have to return to Niger in order to serve his sentence.

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