7 youths arrested for sexual abuse of 11-year-old

In a developing case concerning the attack and abuse by youth against an 11-year-old boy in Lod, Israel Police have arrested seven youths, aged 12-16,

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 11, 2005 08:10

 
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In a developing case concerning the attack and abuse by youth against an 11-year-old boy in Lod, Israel Police have arrested seven youths, aged 12-16, under suspicion that they forced the youth to become a “sex slave.” According to suspicion, the youths would rape and beat the boy, occasionally in front of other youths, Army Radio reported. “In a large number of cases, the boy was forced through brutal force to perform sexual acts on the youths,” said Lod Police Commissioner Dep.-Cmdr. Ami Eshed. Yesterday. a Lod court decided not to take into consideration the young age of the accused and extended the remand of some of the youths by six days. The police are currently searching for more youths suspected of involvement in the abuse.

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