American arrested in Moscow for two months on charges of sexual abuse of children
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The Savelovsky Court of Moscow has arrested US citizen David Thomas Barnes for two months on charges of sexual abuse of children. The American committed sexual acts against two minor sons, the press service of the court told TASS.
Law enforcement officers recorded two episodes in the case involving a pensioner. A measure of restraint was chosen for him in the form of detention for a period of two months, that is, until March 13 of this year.
At the end of 2020, Barnes was stripped of his parental rights. At the same time, investigators began checking against the American that he had committed a crime against the sexual integrity of young children.
Earlier it became known that Barnes was detained in Moscow.
A statement to the police on a 64-year-old American was written by his wife. The woman said that her husband repeatedly raped his sons when they came to visit him in the city of Houston. Boys 7 and 11 years old. Currently, the children live with their mother in Moscow. Barnes came to the children recently on a tourist visa.