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UK: Home-schooled teen walks free after raping siblings, neighbours' kids

DECCAN CHRONICLE | DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Oct 6, 2016, 1:50 pm IST
Updated Oct 6, 2016, 1:52 pm IST
In accordance with his referral order, the teen will be expected to be in touch with police officials for the next two and half years. (Photo: Pixabay)
 In accordance with his referral order, the teen will be expected to be in touch with police officials for the next two and half years. (Photo: Pixabay)

Cambridgeshire: A 13-year-old boy from UK's Cambridgeshire who sexually abused his siblings and neighbouring children, walked free after he was spared jail by a court.

According to a report in the Mirror, the court described the accused as 'immature' for his age. It also said that the accused lacked social interaction as he never attended school and was taught at home.

Although he was spared jail, the accused has been slapped with a 12-month referral order and will be monitored by several agencies.

While the case was under trial, the accused told the judge that he committed the offences over a period of six months, since last December.

"The fact that you have being open and honest from the start which takes bravery to admit to things when they are as serious as they are," the judge told the accused.

The teen admitted to four counts of raping a boy and five counts of non-penetrative sex with a girl.

In accordance with his referral order, the teen will be expected to be in touch with police officials for the next two and half years.

He will also be registered on the sex offenders list for life.

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