“I am afraid he might have committed suicide to hide his network. So, the police must continue investigating,” he told UCA News. Abello, who was facing a possible death sentence, was arrested in a hotel room while with two young girls in June before being paraded at press conference last week. It is believed he abused as many as 305 young girls. “He introduced himself as a photographer and promised girls he would make them fashion models before sexually assaulting them,” Jakarta police chief General Nana Sudjana told reporters on July 9. He said Abello hunted girls aged between 10 and 17 in shopping malls and along the streets. He would then take them to a hotel where he had set up a studio to give the impression he was a real photographer.
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