British Pedophile Given 22 Life Sentences

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LONDON – A British man was on Monday given 22 life sentences after admitting to sexually abusing Malaysian children over a period of nine years, reports China’s Xinhua news agency.

Richard Huckle, 30, from Kent, southeast England, admitted to 71 charges of sex abuse against children aged between six months and 12 years in Malaysia, from 2006 to 2014.

The freelance photographer was given 22 life sentences at the Old Bailey in London on Monday, of which he will serve at least 23 years. – BERNAMA