Man giving up sons at Moscow airport goes on trial
MOSCOW, July 10 (RAPSI) – The Central District Court in Russia’s Komsomolsk-on-Amur will hear a criminal case against a local man who has given his two kids up at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, the press service of the Prosecutor General’s Office reports Friday.
The man also stands charged with taking money of his acquaintance. Investigators believe that from January 24 to 25, 2020, he stole 100,000 rubles from the woman using a mobile application of one of the banks, the statement reads.
On January 26, two boys born 2011 and 2014 were found in the airport’s building. Their documents and father’s letter asking to temporarily place the children in an orphanage because of his financial problems were found in the minors’ bags.
According to investigators, the boys’ father departed for the city of Rostov. Several days later, the man surrendered to law enforcement.
The case was opened against him over child endangerment.