The 43-year-old has been accused of raping two girls under 12 and sharing images of the abuse online
- A Queensland man has been charged with raping two girls under the age of 12
- The 43-year-old is said to have shared material online after the abuse
- He was arrested on Saturday after police searched his home
A Queensland man has been charged with rape and exploitation of two girls under the age of 12.
The 43-year-old has been taken into custody and is expected to face trial in July after allegedly distributing online child abuse material about the abuse of the two children.
The man has been charged with multiple counts of rape, indecent treatment of a child under the age of 16, and the making and distribution of material for the exploitation of children.
A Queensland man has been charged with rape and exploitation of two girls under 12 (file picture)
He was arrested on Saturday after police searched his home where they allegedly confiscated evidence.
The man was identified by the Argos Victim Identification team from the Queensland Police Department.
Police claim that the violation happened for a significant period of time and further costs are expected.
Child supervision is critical during the COVID-19 pandemic because of the higher number of children going online, police say.
“We want parents and caregivers to be vigilant about the dangers their children face online, as supervision is key to prevention, as is ongoing communication with children about how to stay safe online,” Child Abuse investigative investigator Denzil Clark said. and Sexual Crimes Group said Wednesday.
Now is the time for parents and caregivers to think about where in the home their children can use internet-connected devices and talk to children about risky behaviors, including the dangers of having online ‘friends’ that they have never have met – to face. ‘
The suspect is expected to appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on July 13.