Sex deviants caught red-handed
The men, among them a police officer, had regular meetings with underage prostitutes.
Brussels judicial authorities ordered the arrest of four men following a house search. The authorities say there are no indications that there could be a network of clients.
The four men were arrested had sought initial contact with the underage prostitutes in the Warande Park in Brussels. The Warande (Parc de Bruxelles) is the park between the royal palace and the federal Parliament. After contact was made a time and place was set up to have sex in a hotel or a car.
A month ago a first client was discovered. The man is a police officer and the investigators decided not to arrest him right away so he could lead them to other suspects.
The prostitutes are underage girls who are part of a gang of Romanian beggars. Specifically they are five Roma youngsters between the ages of 12 and 15.
The Brussels Public Prosecutor's office says there is no indication that there is a network of clients. The youngsters allegedly peddled their services themselves. The men who have been arrested must appear before a magistrate.