US paedophile jailed for 50 years in Kenya

2014-12-02 16:51
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Nairobi - A court in Kenya sentenced a US citizen to 50 years in jail on Tuesday for making and distributing child pornography on the Internet.

Terry Ray Krieger, aged 59, was arrested in October after Interpol tipped off Kenyan police about an Internet user in the country who went by the alias 'Babytoddler123' and was circulating paedophile material to overseas users.

Krieger, who is originally from the state of Michigan, had initially denied the charges but changed his plea to guilty last month.

Nairobi Magistrate Joseph Karanja told the court that he had viewed the video images and ruled Krieger should be handed the maximum possible sentence.

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