Moscow police arrested the four men accused of kidnapping prostitutes.
The criminals mprisoned the women, raped and tortured them. The investigation started after a 18-year old girl, native of Voronezh region called the police on April 1. She told that on March 23 two men hired her for sex on Leningrad Highway near town Khimki in Moscow region.
They brought the girl in the cottage in village Lapshinka and made her a sex slave. The four men kept the girl on a chain, made her starve, beat, had sadomasochism orgies and perverted forms of sex with her. After a week, at night on April 1 the girl was released, and she immediately called the police. She reported that two more girls were imprisoned in the cottage.
The policemen came to the cottage and released another girl who was kept there. The 23-year old resident of Izhevsk working as prostitute at the same spot in Khimki, underwent similar cruel treatment. She was kidnapped about a week before.
The criminals were four forwarding agents of a company from Moscow. Two of them aged 20, are former convicts. For the other two men aged 29 and 40, the arrest will be the first prison experience. The policemen found a hunting rifle and a gas pistol, along with an electroshocker, handcuffs, whips, chains, pornographic pictures and cassettes in their place.
The Office of Public Prosecutor initiated criminal proceedings on three articles of Russian Criminal Code.