Colombian architect gets 51-year prison verdict for raping girl

A wealthy Colombian architect has been sentenced to 51 years in prison for the sexual assault and murder of a seven-year-old indigenous girl.

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    A wealthy Colombian architect has been sentenced to 51 years in prison for the sexual assault and murder of a seven-year-old indigenous girl.

    Yuliana Samboni's death has highlighted the country's deep socioeconomic divide.

    Al Jazeera’s Alessandro Rampietti reports from Bogota.


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