Court condemns two men to 25 years in prison for child sexual abuse

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 23-12-2019 15:50:00 · 0 Comments

Two men were on 23 December sentenced by the Lisbon Central Criminal Court to 25 years in prison for committing a total of 44 crimes of child sexual abuse and two crimes of child pornography.

The court found that the main defendant, accused of leading an international paedophilia network from Águeda in the Aveiro district, has committed 30 crimes of child sexual abuse and a crime of child pornography.

The other defendant was sentenced to 25 years in prison, the court found that he committed 14 crimes of sexual abuse of children and a crime of child pornography.

The remaining four defendants in the case were acquitted, as it was not considered proven to have knowledge of the acts of the other two men.


Comments:

Be the first to comment on this article
Interactive Topics, send us your comments/opinion on this article.

Please note that The Portugal News may use selected comments in the printed edition of the newspaper.