2021News

Once popular clown is sentenced to 12 years in jail for child abuse

At the First Collegiate Court of the Judicial District of Santiago, the judges sentenced Kelvin Francisco Nuñez Morel (Kanqui the clown) to 12 years in jail for sexually abusing minors. The public prosecutors had requested 20 years against Núñez Morel. On Tuesday, 8 June 2021, the court also ordered him to pay a fine of RD$200,000 and compensation of RD$2 million to the victims.

Clown Kanqui was arrested after victims accused him of sexual abuse during a television report by Addys Burgos of CDN, Channel 37.

He is serving the sentence in Rafey Jail in Santiago.

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Diario Libre

9 June 2021