KULOB, August 29, Asia-Plus -- A prosecutor’s office in the Vose district of Khatlon has warranted the arrest of a 18-year-old resident of the village of Pushyoni Miyona Ahliddin Ismatov. 

The source says Ismatov faces charge of raping 8-year-old boy.  According to the Asia-Plus interlocutor, it is not the first case of pedophilia in the district this year.  “A month ago, a court in Vose sentenced local resident Oqil Sariqulov to 3? years in prison for raping 4-year-old boy,” the prosecutor said.