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Paedophile Richard Huckle who posed as teacher faces life in prison

By Emily Pennink

Published 02/06/2016

One of Britain's worst paedophiles is facing multiple life sentences for a catalogue of horrific sex crimes against Malaysian children which he bragged about on the
One of Britain's worst paedophiles is facing multiple life sentences for a catalogue of horrific sex crimes against Malaysian children which he bragged about on the "dark web"

One of Britain's worst paedophiles is facing multiple life sentences for a catalogue of horrific sex crimes against Malaysian children which he bragged about on the "dark web".

Freelance photographer Richard Huckle (30) from Kent admitted an unprecedented number of offences against children aged between six months and 12 from 2006 to 2014.

Twenty-three children from mainly poor Christian communities in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur were identified in 91 charges, although it is believed Huckle abused up to 200 young victims.

Huckle took in the families of his victims by posing as a respectable English teacher doing good works abroad. Details of the abuse can only now be reported because investigators needed time to make sure the victims were safe from other sexual predators.

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