Briton faces six years in prison

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The Independent Online
A British charity worker faced up to six years in an African jail after being found guilty of stealing a pair of diamonds from a witchdoctor.

Phil McLean, 39, was told by a court in the Gambian capital, Banjul, that he would be jailed for four years unless he repaid the cost of the diamonds, put at about pounds 250,000, the Foreign Office said.