Rabat - An Italian national has been arrested in Marrakech on claims of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy.
Rabat – An Italian national has been arrested in Marrakech on claims of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy.
The Italian was arrested on Friday by local authorities in the town of Tamseloht, 15 kilometers from Marrakech.
According to media reports, the man’s suspicious behavior grabbed the attention of authorities, who discovered the boy hidden beneath the seats of his car.
The same source added that the man had been seen frequenting local play areas and schools where he came into contact with minors.
The Italian, identified as 69-year-old Maori Develao, has been charged on Sunday with seducing and sexually abusing a minor without the use of violence.