The Supreme court upheld a life sentence for the repeat offender who killed a girl in Ufa

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, 27 Jun — RIA Novosti. The Supreme court approved a life sentence of Alexander Valetino who committed the murder of 11-year-old schoolgirl in Ufa, said the Prosecutor’s office of Bashkiria.

“The Supreme court upheld the sentence of 36-year-old resident of Ufa Alexander Valetino. Previously, the Supreme court of Bashkiria sentenced him to life imprisonment. Disagreeing with the punishment, the convict appealed to the court of appeal, but the Supreme court rejected the arguments of the appeal and, agreeing with the position of the prosecution, left the sentence without changes”, — stated in the message.

Clarifies that Aletkin convicted under such articles of the criminal code as rape, forcible acts of a sexual nature, the murder of a minor and theft.

The court found that morning in September last year on the way to work Valadin noticed 11-year-old girl who was walking to school. Closing the child’s mouth with a hand, the man dragged the girl to the garages, where he raped and strangled. After some time he returned to the scene of the crime left the package with my phone and made sure that the victim is dead.

It is also established that Aletkin committed a similar crime in February 2014. Man attacked 11-year-old schoolgirl and made over her sexual assault. After trying to smother the baby, the man disappeared. The girl who survived, later identified the assailant.

Valetina detained in late September 2015 in the centre of Ufa on the public transport. Tracking him down was helped by the examination of DNA. Earlier the man had been convicted four times, twice for rape. It was released in 2013 and was under administrative supervision for a period of 8 years.