By Euro Weekly News Media •
Published: 07 Aug 2014 • 15:59
A man found guilty of sexually abusing his daughter vanished into thin air.
Spanish police officers were shocked to find that Manuel M.F. had disappeared without a trace after knocking on his door to inform him of the court’s ruling. The man was sentenced to 13 years and six months in prison for raping his daughter and getting her pregnant on four different occasions between 1978 and 1994, said a Spanish court in Girona.
The court issued an international arrest warrant and the man is to begin serving his sentence as soon as he is found.
The man reportedly started sexually abusing his daughter when she was six-years-old and threatened to kill her, her siblings and her mother if she ever told anyone what was going on. She first got pregnant at 15, but the man made arrangements for an abortion at a Barcelona clinic. He is said to have impregnated her again a year later.
The young woman refused to have an abortion after getting pregnant yet again at age 18 despite her father’s threats. She gave birth to a baby girl with serious mental disabilities in 1990.
The woman relocated with her family to Germany four years later to escape her father’s sexual abuse.
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