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Las Palmas court delivers Spain's harshest penalty for sex abuse

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Las Palmas court delivers Spain's harshest penalty for sex abuse

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A case known as the Karate affair has ended with a Las Palmas court imposing the highest penalty for sexual abuse in Spanish history.

Fernando Torres Baena was sentenced to 302 years in jail for convincing children that having sex would make them better athletes and people.

His wife was condemned to 148 in jail while karate instructor Yvonne Gonzales was jailed for 126 years.