70-YEAR-OLD JAILED FOR SEX ABUSE ON YOUNG GIRLS

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DEN­PASAR: An el­derly Aus­tralian man was jailed for 15 years yes­ter­day for sex­u­ally abus­ing In­done­sian girls on the re­sort is­land of Bali af­ter lur­ing them to his house with prom­ises of gifts. Robert An­drew Fid­des El­lis was found guilty of abus­ing 11 girls since 2014 at his home. The 70-year-old would bathe the chil­dren, aged be­tween seven and 17, and touch them in­ap­pro­pri­ately, pros­e­cu­tors said. “His ac­tions could have dam­aged the vic­tims’ fu­ture,” said court judge Wayan Sukanila. – AFP

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