In his apartment in Kiev, detained a well-known Austrian judo Peter Zayzenbakher, who is accused of pedophilia, informs RIA Novosti.
«In connection with the warrant of arrest, issued in December 2016, the Land criminal court of Vienna, and an intensive search activities of the competent authorities on the wanted list in Georgia and Ukraine accused Peter Zayzenbakher was detained August 1, at noon at his home in Kiev», — quotes Agency the words of the representative of the Land criminal court of Vienna Christina Salzborn.
Austrian authorities have filed an extradition request.
Peter Zayzenbakher accused of raping two minors. They occurred in 1999-2004 when he worked as a coach in Vienna. Media reported that the victims were less than 14 years.
Peter Zayzenbakher first judoka in history who managed to win two consecutive Olympic games in 1984 and 1988. In 2015 he was the head coach of the national team of Azerbaijan.