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Dominica: Man apprehended by Chinese, imprisoned for vagrancy

An individual who was apprehended by some Chinese nationals in Dominica, near their compound located near Windsor Park Sports Stadium, is now serving a one-month prison sentence at the Dominica State Prison.

A local street vendor, Akim Smith, 28, of 12 Street, Canefield, was brought before the Court charged with vagrancy.

Recently, a video surfaced of a man being carried into the Hunan Construction Company compound on Windsor Park Road, Roseau, evoking an outcry on radio and social media, with some people going as far as describing the incident as a kidnapping.

However, according to the police report, on August 23, 2020, a Chinese security guard at the compound noticed Smith attempting to open the front gate.

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