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Spanish police smash "baby rape" paedophile ring

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Spanish police smash "baby rape" paedophile ring

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Some of the most disgusting and disturbing pictures they ever come across – that is the view of Spanish police who say they have broken up a paedophile ring or in their words a “network of baby rapers”. One of the five men arrested worked at a computer store in south east Spain, the rest came from around the country. With help from Interpol police were able to smash the ring which traded pictures and videos of dozens of babies and young children – all boys – being sexually abused.

The Spanish interior minister was shocked too. Jose Antonio Alonso said: “I have been a judge for much of my career and have come across a lot of horror but nothing like this.” Investigators say paedophiles made CDs and videos which were swapped on the internet through a secret website. One of the men arrested posed as a baby-sitter to find new victims.

Police were able to track him down because one video clearly identified him while he was abusing a two year old. While the police believe they have the ringleaders in custody they are still investigating whether they were part of an international paedophile network.