Guinea's pregnancy trickster jailed

Guinea's pregnancy trickster jailed
 

A woman in Guinea who sold herbs and potions to sterile women, telling them they would become pregnant, has been jailed for five years.
N'na Fanta Camara made concoctions that made their bellies swell.
The traditional healer is said to have tricked more than 700 women, charging them large sums for the treatment.
The BBC's Alhassan Sillah in the capital, Conakry, says her victims at the court were upset she did not get a harsher sentence.
The use of traditional medicine is common in Guinea and other parts of Africa.
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10 April 2018 in World News, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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