Teen sells mum's jewels for brothel visit

A 14-year-old teenager took his mother's jewellery worth between 2,000 and 3,000 euros ($2,500-$3,800; Dh 9,175- 13,946) and pawned it for  300 euros ($380) to finance two trips to a brothel for himself and a friend, police said on Wednesday.

Karlsruhe, Germany, police spokesman Ralf Minet said the teenager's mother is pressing charges of theft against her son, who admitted he pawned the jewellery to pay for the prostitutes.

"We don't know what the mother's motives are for pressing charges," Minet said. "It's possible she wants to teach him a lesson or it's possible that she felt she had lost control."

Police are also investigating the brothel that the boys said they visited. Prostitution in Germany is legal but the clients must be aged 18 or over. The operator of the brothel told police they had sent the boys away because they were under age.

Print
  • Twitter
  • submit to reddit
comments powered by Disqus
Find the best properties for sale & rent in the UAE
Available on the App StoreAndroid app on Google PlayGet it at BlackBerry App World

Most Popular on Emirates 24|7

Latest jobs available

More jobs on Emirates 24|7

Poll

Are you travelling out of the UAE these holidays?

In Case You Missed It ...

eSuggestion eComplain eComplain eSuggestion

Follow
Emirates 24|7

Follow
Emirates 24|7
Pinterest Facebook Facebook Twitter RSS

Your Feedback

Are you satisfied with your browsing experience?