Vung Tau police investigate 76-year-old for sex crimes
VietNamNet Bridge – Police in southern Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province said they have decided to investigate a case in which a 76-year-old man is accused of committing sexual offences against seven children.
Police have decided to investigate a case in which a 76-year-old man is accused of committing sexual offences against seven children. — news.zdn.vn
The alleged offences took place at the Lakeside residential area in Nguyen An Ninh Ward, Vung Tau City, according to the provincial investigative police who made the decision yesterday, Aug 24.
A Lakeside resident accused the man, a resident in Vung Tau City, of sexually abusing her six-year-old daughter, zing.vn reported.
The resident said the 76-year-old had brought the child to a staircase in the residential area to commit the offence, which damaged the victim’s physical and mental health.
The accuser said the child was spending summer vacation home alone whilst her parents were away for work, Tuoi tre (Youth) reported.
Senior Lieutenant Nguyen Duc Trinh, deputy head of Vung Tau City Police said police investigated the case and found that the first victim was one of seven children allegedly abused by the man.
“Police contacted the victims’ family and six children have come forward to name the offender,” Trinh said.
“One girl said he held her tight so that she couldn’t escape. Another said she saw her embracing another child.
“Police carefully examined the scenes to see whether the statements match. The police have decided to investigate the case, legal proceedings against the offender will require further investigation,” Trinh said.
The Vung Tau City’s Standing Party Committee has required the local Department of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs to work with other sectors to provide adequate protection for the victims.