Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed here. But incredibly there has been only one successful prosecution since laws were tightened and that man ended up being pardoned by the president. The paedophile had separate convictions for child abuse in Norway but was sentenced to just three years in jail. However the experts we showed our dossier of photos to said the police should have questioned them according to Gambian child protection laws. The child, no older than two, was being held closely by a white man with a British accent. This was about eight years ago. Tragically, child abuse is now endemic in The Gambia, where 60 per cent of the 1. There is a dark side to The Gambia.