Three men jailed after teenage girl sexually exploited and given heroin in Gravesend
PUBLISHED: 12:53 27 June 2016 | UPDATED: 12:53 27 June 2016
Three Gravesend men have been jailed for a total of 14 years
A teenage girl who was injected with heroin and crack cocaine was “groomed, trafficked, drugged and sexually exploited”, according to police.
Three men from Gravesend have been jailed for a total of 14 years, one of whom had sex with the underage girl.
In court, a judge heard how 23-year-old Belo Laczko met the teenager in 2014, when he befriended her.
He introduced the girl to his cousin, 21-year-old Alex Kroka, who in turn took her to 27-year-old Peter Jarosinec’s house.
Here, the young girl was injected with class A drugs on several occasions.
Laczko of Truro Road, pleaded guilty to three counts of engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a girl, one count of intent to pervert the course of justice and one count of causing a child to look at a sexual image.
He has been sentenced to six years in prison.
Peter Jarosinec, of no fixed address, was given six years in jailed after pleading guilty to three counts of administering poison with intent to endanger life or inflict grievous bodily harm and count count of permitting the use of premises for the supply of heroin.
Kroka, of Havelock Road, pleaded guilty to one count of being concerned in the spply of class A drugs.
He was jailed for two years.
Det Con Zoe Traynor was the investigating officer.
She said: “These three men targeted a young, vulnerable teenage girl who was groomed, trafficked, drugged and sexually exploited.
“The victim has shown true courage and bravery in bringing these men to justice and joint working with partner agencies has ensured her protection from future harm.
Lazcko was also given a sexual harm prevention order for 15 years and has been put on the sex offenders’ register for life.