A father in Russia has been hailed as a “hero” for killing his pal — after allegedly seeing video of his 8-year-old daughter being raped by the acquaintance.
The 34-year-old manufacturing facility employee, who was not recognized, was consuming together with his longtime pal Oleg Sviridov, 32, when he noticed the horrifying footage on Sviridov’s cellphone.
He instantly confronted Sviridov, who ran away earlier than he may act, the Australian information web site information.com.au reported Saturday.
Sviridov had been a babysitter for the lady on quite a few events and allegedly sexually abused her a number of instances, the outlet mentioned.
Police launched a manhunt for Sviridov however the livid father discovered him first and allegedly stabbed him to demise.
The attacker claimed Sviridov “came across the knife throughout a quarrel” in a forest close to their village, The Solar mentioned.
Police are additionally investigating the alleged sexual abuse of three different kids filmed on Sviridov’s cellular.
Villagers and on-line commenters say the dad, who has been detained by police, is a hero and shouldn’t face homicide fees, with one noting, “He isn’t a assassin — he protected his daughter and our youngsters too. Everyone seems to be on his aspect.”
Outstanding TV journalist and former Russian presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak mentioned: “All mother and father are standing up for the pedophile’s killer.”
Sviridov’s mom mentioned that her son had usually been a babysitter for the accused man’s kids.
The 2 males had been longtime buddies, she mentioned.
“I don’t know the way it acquired to this,” she mentioned.
“He should have been drunk. Most probably he was drunk. They left their kids with him on a regular basis.
“When he babysat these ladies he got here again residence as regular, in a superb temper.”