Râbniţa City Court declared the 21-year-old guy, Denis Shevchenko guilty, and sentenced him to 20 years in prison for raping a minor.
The investigation established that on the 4th of September 2016 after 6 o’clock PM, Shevchenko raped a 3-year –old little girl in the elevator.
The little girl was accompanied by her 9-year-old sister. They were returning home from a walk. Shevchenko was already in the elevator when the 2 little girls got into. He shoved her older sister and remained with the little one in the elevator. He then locked the elevator between floors.
The older sister went home and told her mother what had happened, who called the responsible person for the elevator. After 15 minutes the elevator doors were opened but Shevchenko ran off. The three-year-old girl was hospitalized and is now in a coma.
Shevchenko was detained the same day. Given the seriousness of the crime and social resonance, he received an arrest warrant before the trial.