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Moroccan Tourist Sentenced to 6 Years Prison for Sodomizing Balinese Boy
A Denpasar, Bali Court has sentenced a Moroccan citizen Achour Mohammed Essedig (25) to 6 years in prison for sexually molesting and sodomizing a 13-year-old boy on December 20, 2018, in the Canggu area of Bali.
The sentence was handed down on Thursday, May 16, 2019, in a trial that started on April 5, 2019. The court proceeding was conducted behind closed doors due to the age of the victim.
Beritabali.com reports that prosecutors charged the man under child protection laws and sought 7 years imprisonment and a fine of Rp. 50 million. Meanwhile, the judge sentenced the man to ony 6 years and a fine of Rp. 50 million that if left unpaid will add 6 months to the sentence.
The Moroccan pedophile preyed on the 13-year-old who was sitting alone in front of the Circle K on Jalan Raya Canggu at 11:30 pm on the date of the incident. Keeping the teenager under surveillance, Essedig approached the youth at 2:30 am persuading the boy to join him on his motorcycle as a pillion passenger. After traveling a short distance, plans to bring the boy back to his villa suddenly changed as the motorcycle entered a quiet alley near the Circle K where the tourist reportedly undressed and sodomized the boy.
Essediq then tried to pay the teen Rp. 100,000 that was refused by his victim.
The boy reported the attack to his parents who then contacted the police. A forensic examination ordered by the police documented anal injuries consistent with forcible penetration.
The Moroccan has accepted the Court’s verdict, indicating he will not appeal his sentence.