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Penza resident sentenced to 13 years in prison for sexual abuse of 9-year-old son

12:12 | 15.12.2017 | Crime

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Penza, 15 December 2017. PenzaNews. A Penza resident born 1984, who had been convicted of sexual violence against a young son, was sentenced to 13 years' imprisonment with serving the punishment in a strict regime colony and to 1.5 years of freedom restriction. This was reported by Tatyana Makhnitskaya, senior assistant of the head of the regional investigative department for media relations under the Investigative Committee of Russia.

Penza resident sentenced to 13 years in prison for sexual abuse of 9-year-old son

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"The investigation and the court established that on May 17, 2017, being in the flat at his place of residence with the 9-year-old son, the man committed a sexual assault on the child using the helpless condition of the victim due to his minor age and applying violence. A similar criminal act was committed by him against the son the following day," the interlocutor said.

She added that during the preliminary investigation, the criminal had been detained and imprisoned.

"The verdict did not enter into legal force," Tatyana Makhnitskaya noted.

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