Australian cricketer Aaron Summers charged with little one sexual offences
Charged with two counts of possessing little one abuse materials and one depend of grooming a baby
ESPNcricinfo has learnt that Summers, who has most lately represented the Deccan Gladiators within the Abu Dhabi T10 league, was arrested in Fannie Bay on Friday afternoon. Police executed a search warrant and seized a cell phone. The cellphone allegedly contained what the Northern Territories Police Service described as “a lot of movies containing little one abuse materials” and proof of contact with as much as ten kids in an “try to obtain additional illicit images”.
Summers was subsequently charged with two counts of possessing little one abuse materials and one depend of grooming a baby. He has been remanded in custody.
“The behaviour is despicable,” detective performing senior sergeant Paul Lawson mentioned. “Younger folks ought to be capable of take pleasure in their childhood with out the concern of predators approaching them for their very own appalling intentions. The Northern Territory Joint Anti-Youngster Exploitation Workforce will proceed to work with nationwide and worldwide companions to maintain probably the most weak in our neighborhood secure.”
Whereas Summers has loved a short profession within the Large Bash League (for the Hobart Hurricanes) and the One-day Cup (for Tasmania), he’s maybe finest identified for changing into the primary Australian cricketer to play in a home cricket competitors in Pakistan when he signed for Southern Punjab.
George Dobell is a senior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo