Law enforcement officials found that in May 2022, an elderly man, while on personal business in Ushumun village, drove to the playground near the House of Culture, where he began to invite the girls who played there to ride with him in a car. .
“One of them agreed. During a short trip, the prisoner, driving a car with one hand, touched the child’s private parts with the other,” the report says.
The article under which the criminal case was initiated provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for a period of 12 to 20 years. However, since the prosecution failed to prove that the man knew that the victim had reached the age of 14, the article was reclassified to a less serious one.
As a result, the person concerned was sentenced to a restriction of liberty for a period of two years, he was also prohibited from leaving his place of residence at night and visiting children’s institutions.
The verdict entered into force. The defendant pleaded not guilty.