The police seized two computers, a hard drive, condoms and sex toys. According to the police, it concerns a retired doctor.
Terre des Hommes partner assists in police investigation
In February of this year, an informant notified Terre des Hommes’ partner APLE of the child abuse. APLE passed this information on to the local police, and assisted in the investigation and in the identification of the man’s victims.
Paying for sex with children
According to the police, the man gave money to children on a regular basis; the amounts ranged from USD 20 to USD 200. The man is charged with sexual abuse of children for money. If found guilty, he may be sentenced to 7-15 years in prison. A 31-year-old woman has also been indicted on a charge of offering children to the British child sex tourist.
Stopping child sex tourism in Asia
Together with partner organizations such as APLE, Terre des Hommes stops child sex tourism in Asia. We provide people with information, look after victims, offer legal assistance and collaborate with the police and judicial authorities to prosecute offenders..