US citizen arrested in Moscow on suspicion of pedophilia

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“112”: 64-year-old US citizen was detained in Moscow for pedophilia, his sons are 7 and 11 years old

US citizen arrested in Moscow on suspicion of pedophilia

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In Moscow, 64-year-old US citizen David Thomas Barnes was detained on suspicion of pedophilia. On Friday, January 14, the Telegram channel “112” reports.

Barnes' wife wrote a statement to the police.

According to her, her husband repeatedly raped his sons when they came to visit him in the city of Houston. Boys 7 and 11 years old. The man does not have registration in Russia, in the near future the court will choose a measure of restraint.

Earlier, the head of the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR), Alexander Bastrykin, supported the bill on life imprisonment for pedophiles. In his opinion, its adoption “will contribute to the prevention of the facts of sexual violence against children.”

On December 21, the State Duma approved in the first reading a bill on life imprisonment for pedophiles. The document also proposes to establish a maximum penalty for rape and sexual assault.

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