Suspected Pedophile Arrives in Costa Rica

May 21, 2004

SUSPECTED pedophile ArthurKanev arrived at Juan SantamaríaInternational Airport yesterday andbecame the first U.S. citizen to be extraditedto Costa Rica to face trial here.Kanev will face charges of providingdrugs to minors, corruption of minors andhaving sexual relations with willing childrenages 12 to 15, according toProsecutor Miguel Abarca, of the QueposProsecutor’s Office (TT, April 30).Kanev was met at Juan Santamaríaby Child Welfare Minister Rosalía Gil,Vice-Minister of Public Security AnaHelena Chacón and agents of theJudicial Investigative Police (OIJ).Sandra Castro, a spokeswoman forthe Judicial Branch, said the prison systemwill determine where Kanev will bedetained until his trial begins the lastweek of August.The trial will be held at the QueposCourt, she added.

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