HIV-infected Thai man arrested for raping dozens of teenagers

By: AP | Bangkok

Published: 9 November 2018 1:42:15 h

HIV positive accusations, rape, rape, rape, news from around the world, criminal news, global news, Indian express So far, the police have found that Jakkrit had more than 70 victims aged 13 to 18 (a representative image)

Police in Thailand arrested an HIV infected soldier who allegedly blackmailed and raped over 70 teenage boys.

The police said in their statement they received a complaint that the suspect was using false social media profiles on Facebook and a gay dating app Blued to gain the trust of his victims to send naked photos before agreeing with him. When they find out that it's not what they pretend to be online, they are threatening to do their naked photos publicly if they refuse to have sex with him.

Policeman Lt. Colonel Nacharot Kaewpetch said the police had discovered a cure for HIV treatment by holding a 43-year-old suspect, Sgt. Majk Jakkrit Khomsing, in its home center in the northeast province of Khon Kaen. The tests confirmed that she was infected with HIV.

Meanwhile, the police found that Jakkrit had more than 70 victims aged 13 to 18.

"Although a suspect is a soldier, this behavior – and I consulted with the army commander – is a personal, not organizational problem," said Major General Surakhat Hakparn.

The police said they were expanding their investigations and trying to contact other victims who had not yet been charged.

The police have so far blamed Jakkrit for six offenses, including sex with juveniles aged under 15 with or without their consent, punished by 4-20 years in prison; an improper attack by a juvenile under 15 who uses threats is penalized up to 10 years in prison; separation of a childless juvenile up to 15 years of age from his / her parents, punishment in prison aged 3-15; extortion, punishment of up to 3 years in prison; and the enforcement of minors to carry out inappropriate acts, which may be punished by up to three months in prison.

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