Trial on British native accused of children molestation to be held behind closed doors

Date: 09:33, 21-05-2014.

Uralsk. May 21. KazTAG - Specialized Interdistrict Juvenile Court of  West Kazakhstan region received the criminal case of a British citizen Peter Barukh , who is accused of child molestation , the agency reports .

"(...) Prosecutor's office decided to forward the case to a specialized interdistrict juvenile court of Western Kazakhstan. Restriction remained unchanged. The question of guilt of Peter Barukh will be considered by the court , since no one can be convicted of a crime and subjected to criminal punishment except by court order and in accordance with the law ",  said  Aidyn Rashidov, prosecutor of Uralsk at the press-conference.

"The trial will be held behind closed doors," he said.

As reported 38 year old British citizen working in one of oil and gas companies is suspected of children molestation. The foreigner filmed naked girls aged 12-13 in the hotel room where he lived. He was arrested on February 10.

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