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Teacher in Child Sex Case

A school teacher from Moscow region town of Balashikha was detained on suspicion of molesting two of his students, both 11-year-old girls, the local branch of the Investigative Committee said Monday.

The man entered the girls’ apartments on a made-up pretext and abused the girls, threatening them with violence, the agency said in a statement.

The 33-year-old teacher, whose name was withheld, faces up to 10 years in prison if charged and convicted of engaging in sex with minors. Police are investigating whether he might have abused other children. 


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