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Six men jailed for Portugal child sex abuse

Six Portuguese men have been jailed after they were found guilty of sexual abuse at a state-run children's home.

Carlos Silvino was given an 18-year sentence after confessing to 639 charges relating to the abuse of children or procuring them for others.

His co-defendants, including the former TV presenter Carlos Cruz, were jailed for between five and seven years.

Sarah Rainsford reports.

  • 03 Sep 2010
  • From the section Europe
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