Jambi (ANTARA News) The Jambi Police has confirmed that at least 87 teenagers have become victims of a pedophile identified by his name as Toni alias Angel (28), and the number might increase as investigation is still going on.
Six of the victims were from Jambi Province, while the rests were from other cities such as Pekanbaru (Riau), Medan (North Sumatra), Palembang (South Sumatra), Aceh, Cirebon and Bandung (West Java), Semarang (Central Java), and Surabaya, Adjunct Senior Commissioner HerryManurung of the Jambi provincial police, said here, Thursday.
Toni was arrested in a hotel in Jambi city recently and the police found 6,520 pornographic pictures in his cellphone. The police suspect that among those in the photos are Tonis victims aged between 15 and 17 years old.
Toni was in disguise as Angel using a photo of beautiful girl while luring his would-be victims on the social media like Instagram and WhatsApp (WA).
He persuaded his would-be victims to send him naked pictures and later used the photos as blackmail so he could sexually abused them.
Based on the investigation, it was found out that Toni was a pedophiles victim when he was in junior elementary school.
Toni did not remember the number of his victims because he said he had become a pedophile since long time ago.
Source: Antara News