The respondent, who was also a municipal councilor for the city of Bédarieux, admitted having a “sexual attraction towards boys aged 16 to 18.”
Following a watch on internet networks for exchanging images and videos of a child pornography nature, the central group of child victims (GCMV) of the central office for the repression of violence against persons (OCRVP) called Monday, October 11, a 36-year-old man, teacher and municipal councilor in Bédarieux (Hérault), said the Béziers prosecutor’s office on Wednesday evening in a press release sent to Figaro.
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According to these specialized investigators, technical investigations revealed that this man had “detained, downloaded and made available files containing child pornography images and videos», Detailed Raphaël Balland, the public prosecutor of Béziers.
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Placed in police custody, the defendant, after having defended himself for a while, ended up admitting “his sexual attraction to boys between the ages of 16 and 18.He also admitted to having uploaded some pornographic images featuring minors on peer-to-perr networks, but that he immediately deleted them.
An attraction “to towards young men and adolescents“Proven
«The first operations of several computer and telephone items seized at his home confirmed his sexual attraction to young men and adolescents.», Specified the magistrate.
Presented to a judge by order of the public prosecutor’s office, the teacher was indicted Wednesday afternoon for the heads of detention, offer and made available as well as imports of pornographic files featuring minors between October 2015 and October 2021. He was remanded in custody in the evening by the judge of freedoms and detention
The investigations of the central direction of the judicial police are now continuing under the authority of an investigating magistrate from the judicial court of Béziers.
The respondent faces a five-year prison sentence and a 75,000 fine.
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