Resident of Kuzbass sentenced for sexual relationship with teen

© Fotolia / Sebastian DudaВ the courtroom. Archival photoResident of Kuzbass sentenced for sexual relationship with teen© Fotolia / Sebastian Duda

The court in Kemerovo region was sentenced to 8,5 years of imprisonment of the 26-year-old resident of the Taiga for an intimate relationship with adolescent girls, said on Tuesday regional management of Investigatory Committee of the Russian Federation.

«In March 2017, the convict had entered into an intimate relationship by mutual consent with 14 — and 15-year-old local women. About the close relationship with the same young man girls found out by accident. On this soil between them there was a conflict, settlement of which involved the police,» — said in the message.

It is noted that the inspector of division on Affairs of minors in conversation with the girls found out the cause of a quarrel between them. Thus, according to the investigation, the young man did not deny the relationship with the two teenage girls.

Investigators collected evidence accepted by the court sufficient for sentencing. The man was found guilty of committing a crime under article 134 of the criminal code «Sexual intercourse with a person under 16 years of age, committed by a person under 18 years of age in respect of two or more persons.»

«The verdict he was sentenced to 8 years 6 months of imprisonment in a strict regime colony. It is noteworthy that in the framework of a criminal investigation, he pressured one of the girls was hit in the face and demanded to change their testimony. For forcing teenage girls to give false testimony in relation to men a criminal case was initiated, now it is in the production of the investigator», — added in the UK.