Child rapist given 16 years in prison in Bocas del Toro
A 21-year-old man was sentenced to 16 years in prison after sexually abusing two minors in the province of Bocas del Toro.
The abuser was imposed as an accessory penalty the disqualification from exercising trades or profession in parks, kindergartens, schools, fields or sports centers and surrounding areas, where underage people regularly gather, for a term of 6 years, once completed the main penalty.
The violations were registered during 2018 and at the beginning of 2019, in the district of Changuinola.
According to the statistical report of the Public Ministry, so far in 2019, 1,509 cases of rape have been reported in the country.