the district Court found the 23-year-old man guilty of, among other things, child rape, gross sexual abuse of children, purchase of sexual acts of children as well as a range of other crimes. The man must pay damages to a total of 290.000 sek to the vulnerable.
primarily via digital platforms Snapchat and Yubo. The 63 the plaintiff is girls aged 10-16 years and come from different parts of the country. The man has consistently denied the crimes.
Prosecutor Andreas Ekengren says that he is largely satisfied with the verdict.
– It is very long so I have not had time to read the whole, but I note that the right parts in our perception of guilt in large portions. They have dismissed some of the charges so that we look more closely at this and see if we go along with.
the Length of the prison sentence is the prosecution satisfied with.
" It was about the sentence we asked for, so it is gratifying. Above all, it is good that you are sending a signal that this type of crime on the internet is not straffritt and long sentences.
Ekengren says also that it is important that the district court's headlining one of the acts as child rape despite the fact that it occurred over the internet.
– It sends an important signal both to the public and against the people who commit these crimes. Many of these girls have dimensions very poorly of the documents and the process. For many, it is a redress.
last year, and then told Andreas Ekengren, 23-year-old led the girls to show themselves naked in webcams. He should also have gotten them to record videos of themselves in sexual contexts. In one of the cases that he persuaded a girl to penetrate herself with an object – which is equated with a rape, according to the relatively new, the Swedish case-law.
It was in november 2017, as a Swedish court, for the first time made the assessment that even a so-called virtual abuse can be judged as rape.
In this case sentenced a 42-year-old man to ten years in prison, including four felony rape and a rape. The judgment was appealed by both parties, where the prosecutors felt that more of the abuse should be classified as rape – which the court of appeal, which upheld the penalty, also came to the conclusion. The compensation was thus almost twice as high for the children affected.
1 June 2018. In the preparatory works, it was revealed that it should be clear that the law also refers to the rape of a distance. The clarity was missing before, why do it before the november 2017 not sentenced to rape when the sexual abuse occurred at a distance.
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