A former mayor convicted of child pornography has been re-elected. He was also elected in the autumn elections, but his mandate was not validated


Bogdan Davidescu, former mayor of the Prahova commune Sotrile, convicted in 2019 for child pornography, was re-elected mayor in Sunday’s election, where he ran as an independent. A former PSD member, Davidescu had a relationship with a minor, whom he began to blackmail when she ended her relationship with him. Sotrile City Hall is one of the localities where PSD did not have a candidate for Sunday’s election, nor for the one last autumn.

Bogdan Davidescu, convicted in 2019 in a child pornography case, obtained, according to the data published by AEP, 844 votes in the five polling stations in Sotrile commune. Davidescu ran as an independent. The second place, the liberal candidate Gabriel Brosteanu, had 702 votes.

The other two candidates for Sotrile City Hall, Ionut Catalin Mosor (AUR) and Iulian Preda (PMP), rank at a significant distance as the winner, obtaining, the first a few dozen votes, and the second less than 200 votes.

Bogdan Davidescu ran as an independent candidate, being definitively sentenced to one year and six months in prison with suspension for the crime of child pornography. In the September 27 election, he was elected mayor, but the court did not validate his mandate, as a result of his conviction.

Prahova Prefecture found the legal termination of his term as mayor in January 2020. Subsequently, the former mayor began working again in the mayor’s office, being hired personal advisor to the deputy mayor who took over the duties of mayor.

At the time of the court’s decision to convict Davidescu, PSD publicly delimited itself from him, but the party did not have a candidate in the elections in Sotrile neither last autumn nor on Sunday, June 27.


Bogdan Davidescu’s problems with justice began in the fall of 2018, when DIICOT opened on his name a case targeting crimes of blackmail, sexual intercourse with a minor and child pornography.

“It was noted that in the period 2016-2017, the suspect began a cohabitation relationship with a minor who at that time was about 13-14 years old, and the sexual relations he had with him took place starting At the age of 16, the victim was constantly financially dependent and influenced by the suspect’s authority. of a compromising nature with a pornographic character, representing the minor, or that she will present them to her parents in case she will not continue the cohabitation relationship “, the DIICOT prosecutors showed in the autumn of 2018.


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