A principal of a Jewish school was arrested, charged and convicted after raping several boys in Brooklyn, New York, according to court proceedings in New York.
Now, the 33-year-old principal of a Jewish religious school in Brooklyn, was sentenced to 55 years in prison for sexually abusing three boys over a decade, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced Thursday.
Emanuel Yegutkin, was convicted in December of sexually abusing three boys between the ages of seven and 15-years-old, while he was the principal of a private school catering to Russian-Jewish immigrants in Bath Beach.
Although the trial coincided with Nechemya Weberman, who was sentenced in January to 103 years in prison for abuse of a young girl, Yegutkin’s trial received little attention last year.
Like Weberman, Yegutkin cultivated a close relationship with the families of his victims and committed the child abuse in secret for years. The abuse itself was also similar, two of the victims were forced to perform oral sex and another was forced to view pornography.