Facebook with Latestnigeriannews  Twieet with latestnigeriannews  RSS Page Feed
Home  |  All Headlines  |  Punch  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Vanguard   |  Guardian  |  The Nation  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent
World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  More Channels...

Viewing Mode:


  1.     Tool Tips    
  2.    Collapsible   
  3.    Collapsed     
Click to view all Entertainment headlines today

Click to view all Sports headlines today

Accused Capitol rioter who yelled at police for 'protecting pedophiles' served jail time for statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl, report says

Published by Business Insider on Sat, 05 Jun 2021

<p><img src="https://static4.businessinsider.com/image/60bb84b4e459cb0018a2c5fe-295/Screenshot 2021-06-05 at 15.04.28.png" border="0" alt="Sean McHugh with a megaphone" data-mce-source="United States District Court for the District of Columbia" data-mce-caption="Sean McHugh, right, is pictured with a megaphone at the Capitol riot on January 6, 2021." data-link="http://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2021/images/06/03/2021-05-24.mchugh.complaint.and.statement.of.facts.pdf"></p><p></p><bi-shortcode id="summary-shortcode" data-type="summary-shortcode" class="mceNonEditable" contenteditable="false">Summary List Placement</bi-shortcode><p>A man accused of storming the Capitol and yelling at police officers for "protecting pedophiles" previously served jail time for the statutory rape of a teenage girl, according to a review of court records by <a href="https://edition.cnn.com/2021/06/04/politics/capitol-rioter-rape-charge/">CNN</a>.</p><p>Footage obtained by the Metropolitan Police Department reveals that Sean McHugh used a megaphone at the <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/capitol-riot-attendee-boasted-about-experience-on-social-media-2021-6">Capitol riot</a> to heckle police officers. "You guys like protecting pedophiles'" he said, <a href="http://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2021/images/06/03/2021-05-24.mchugh.complaint.and.statement.of.facts.pdf">according to federal prosecutors</a>.</p><p>Yet, ironically, McHugh was convicted in 2010 on a California state charge of unlawful sex with a minor, CNN reported.</p><p>He was sentenced to 240 days in jail and four years of probation for the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl when he was 23, former prosecutor Todd Kuhnen told the media outlet. McHugh pleaded no contest to the charge, Kuhnen said.</p><p><em><strong>Read more: </strong><a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/60-minues-interview-justice-department-doj-capitol-riots-michael-sherwin-2021-3" data-e2e-name="inline-read-more-link">A Trump-appointed prosecutor blindsided the Biden DOJ with a '60 Minutes' interview on the Capitol riot cases. Now a federal judge wants to talk about it.</a></em></p><p>The Californian has been in jail since his arrest on May 27.</p><p>He is <a href="http://cdn.cnn.com/cnn/2021/images/06/03/2021-05-24.mchugh.complaint.and.statement.of.facts.pdf">charged with eight federal crimes</a> relating to the Capitol riot, including physical violence on Capitol grounds and assaulting a law enforcement officer with a deadly or dangerous weapon.</p><p>Videos from January 6 show McHugh pushing a large sign into a line of uniformed police officers, spraying an unknown chemical at officers, and encouraging others to be disruptive, <a href="https://www.justice.gov/opa/case-multi-defendant/file/1399611/download">federal prosecutors said.</a></p><p>At the time of the <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/gop-rep-says-calling-january-6-insurrection-is-a-bold-faced-lie-2021-5">deadly insurrection</a>, he was on probation for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license, the criminal complaint shows.&nbsp;</p><p>According to Insider's searchable database, more than 500 people have been charged in the Capitol insurrection so far.</p><p><a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/capitol-riot-man-said-police-protect-pedophiles-raped-teen-girl-2021-6#comments">Join the conversation about this story &#187;</a></p> <p>NOW WATCH: <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/racist-origins-marijuana-prohibition-legalization-2018-2">How racism contributed to marijuana prohibition in the US</a></p>
Click here to read full news..

All Channels Nigerian Dailies: Punch  |  Vanguard   |  The Nation  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Guardian  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent  |   The Herald  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  New Telegraph  |  Peoples Daily  |  Blueprint  |  Nigerian Pilot  |  Sahara Reporters  |  Premium Times  |  The Cable  |  PM News  |  APO Africa Newsroom

Categories Today: World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Columns  |  All Headlines Today

Entertainment (Local): Linda Ikeji  |  Bella Naija  |  Tori  |  Pulse  |  The NET  |  DailyPost  |  Information Nigeria  |  Gistlover  |  Lailas Blog  |  Miss Petite  |  Olufamous  |  Stella Dimoko Korkus Blog  |  Ynaija  |  All Entertainment News Today

Entertainment (World): TMZ  |  Daily Mail  |  Huffington Post

Sports: Goal  |  African Football  |  Bleacher Report  |  FTBpro  |  Kickoff  |  All Sports Headlines Today

Business & Finance: Nairametrics  |  Business Insider  |  Forbes  |  Entrepreneur  |  The Economist  |  BusinessTech  |  Financial Watch  |  BusinessDay  |  All Business News Headlines Today

Technology (Local): Techpoint  |  TechMoran  |  TechCity  |  Innovation Village  |  IT News Africa  |  Technology Times  |  Technext  |  Techcabal  |  All Technology News Headlines Today

Technology (World): Techcrunch  |  Techmeme  |  Slashdot  |  Wired  |  Hackers News  |  Engadget  |  Pocket Lint  |  The Verge

International Networks:   |  CNN  |  BBC  |  Al Jazeera  |  Yahoo

Forum:   |  Nairaland  |  Naij

Other Links: Home   |  Nigerian Jobs