Man sentenced to 120 months in prison for assault against his wife

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(WJTV) — A Philadelphia, Miss. man is sentenced to 120 months in prison for an assault.

According to  U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis, said 26-year-old Kent Ali Dan was sentenced Thursday.

Authorities said the brutal assault against his wife occurred in the Bogue Chitto Community of the Choctaw Indian Reservation.

“The United States Attorney’s office will protect our most vulnerable citizens from horrendous acts such as this by prosecuting those responsible,” said U.S. Attorney Davis. “We thank the FBI and the Choctaw Police Department for their hard work in bringing this defendant to justice.”

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