Man, 23, suspected of drugging, raping minors

An indictment was filed with the Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court against Vladimir Spoznikov, a 23-year-old resident of Kiryal Malachi, for charges of rape, indecent acts, assault, threatening and furnishing drugs to minors.


Spoznikov is indicted for three cases in which he smoked drugs with teens he met at the Dizengoff Center mall in Tel Aviv and then raped them at the center's undrground parking lot.The State Prosecutor's Office has motioned for Spoznikov to be remanded pending the conclusion of the legal proceedings. (Naama Cohen Friedman)