UK Missionaries found guilty of sedition - jailed in Gambia
UK missionary couple David and Fiona Fulton have been jailed for 1 year with hard labour in Gambia for sending e-mails that criticised the ruling government.
NP's Dave Keating highlighted their arrest earlier
They originally pleaded not guilty to the charges but subsequently changed their plea.
The couple are now in jail and their two-year-old daughter is being looked after by friends.
The couple may lodge an appeal.
A Scottish missionary and his wife, who pleaded guilty to sedition charges in Gambia, have been sentenced to one year in prison with hard labour.
David and Fiona Fulton were arrested last month after sending a letter to groups and individuals which criticised the country's government.
The couple changed their original not guilty plea last week.
Mr Fulton, 60, is from Troon in Ayrshire. His 46-year-old wife is from Torquay in Devon.
Last week the couple pleaded guilty to charges of sedition against the government of President Yahya Jammeh.