Dominican boat captain sentenced for smuggling Haitians in St Kitts

Editorial Staff

Mar 17, 2023

Police in St Kitts and Nevis reported today that Dominican Danny Henry, the Captain of the boat that entered the Federation carrying several Haitian migrants, was convicted and sentenced to one and a half years in jail

He was sentenced on March 15th following a court hearing at the Charlestown Magistrate’s Court.

According to reports in St Kitts, the man was sentenced to “six months imprisonment for entering a port that is not a formal port; 12 months imprisonment for entering the Federation without the consent of an immigration officer; and required to pay $5000 EC in six months on Customs charges or face six months in prison”


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