A adolescent aged 14 from the municipality of Orhei was arrested by the police on suspicion that he murdered a 12-year-old boy from the same municipality.
According to the General Police Inspectorate, on January 19 the police were informed that a body with signs of homicidal violence was found in the basement of an unfinished building in the municipality of Orhei. The police identified the body and shortly afterward detained a minor suspect who was escorted to the Orhei Police Inspectorate together with his father for being questioned. The boy admitted his guilt.
No other details were provided.
Legal action over intentional murder against a minor was taken and the culprit faces 15 to 20 years in jail or life detention.