Man who repeatedly raped daughter and fathered 8 children with her jailed for 12 years
The case is similar to the abuse Austrian Josef Fritzl inflicted on his daughter
"The Monster of Villa Balnearia" is finally being slain. Well, not really. He's being put in jail. Why, you ask? Well because he's actually a monster. A monster who raped his daughter for 22 years and made her have 8 of his children. After all of that, though, he's only being jailed for 12 years and 8 months.
57-year-old Domingo Bulacio didn't even flinch in the courtroom on the December 27 as he was being sentenced for a slew of sex crimes. The trial took place in a courthouse in Santiago del Estero.
There were 50 witnesses who provided evidence at the hearing and among them were relatives of the sicko serial rapist.
Bulacio was on the run from the law for 45 days and then he was captured. He's been in custody since January last year after his failed attempt at escaping.
His brave daughter, Antonia, managed to get away from him and tell the authorities that she was his sex slave. Bulacio had kicked out his wife and started raping his daughter from when she was 11 years old.
Tests were conducted to check if the children were really his like Antonia claimed and the results were positive. Of the 8 kids, 6 of them were staying in a charity boarding school. They are now back with their mother.
He was given the nickname "The Monster of Villa Balnearia" only after he was remanded to jail but it's a fitting title. This case is almost exactly like the case of Elizabeth Fritzl who was kept as a sex slave by her father, Josef.
Josef held his daughter captive for 24 years in the basement of their family home in Amstetten, Austria and fathered 7 children with her. Elizabeth miscarried the 8th child. Josef is now serving a life sentence in jail.
After her father was arrested, Antonia told a local newspaper that another relative and her father had abused her for years. She has also been receiving death threats ever since she went public with her story.
She said: "From the moment my mum left home I became my father's wife. He would hit me and used to chase me around the house with a lump of wood when he saw me chatting to a neighbour or simply wanted to abuse me. He threatened me constantly and I always feared for my life. He told me he would kill me if I said anything. I'm scared for my life and the life of my children because I'm receiving threats from my father's relatives to withdraw my complaint against him. They're not at all concerned about what's happened. I want him to rot in jail. I want justice to be done."
A 15-year prison sentence was demanded by state prosecutors for Bulacio.
He did not testify in court and when he was asked if he had any last words, he turned it down. He was sentenced by judges: Alfredo Daniel Perez Gallardo, Elida Suarez de Bravo, and Lidia Paz.
Last month, a woman in Romania was freed after being kept a prisoner in a basement in Gizzeria, Italy, for 10 years.
52-year-old Italian Aloisio Francesco Rosario Giordano kept the woman locked up and raped and tortured her repeatedly till she had two of his children.
News that he was convicted rapist came out after his arrest. He was imprisoned in 1995 for kidnapping, raping and torturing another woman and was released in 1999.
According to Italian police, the woman was kidnapped by Giordano after she was sent to take care of his terminally-ill wife.
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