Huckle's paedophile tendencies apparent as a critique on a photography website

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  • Thursday, 02 Jun 2016

Huckle. - Photo from Skynews

PETALING JAYA: Richard Huckle's paedophile tendencies could be noticed in the critiques he made on photography community website, Trekearth.

Huckle, 30, goes by the moniker "huckool" where his comments were mostly on pictures of young children from Malaysia, Cambodia, India, and Japan.

According to the Trekearth website, its members provide photographs and useful critiques for each other and its entire internet community.

Huckle began critiquing on the pictures in June 2005, on a boy fully clothed and another clad in an oversized shirt which covered his private part.

“I did wonder about his 'private parts' until I read the caption, though I (personally) feel there's little offence in natural nudity," he wrote.

He commented on almost 100 pictures on the website, most of them on young children. 

On a picture of a young Indian girl, half clad in a saree, Huckle said: “This is a nice photo of someone so special to you. I have a close relationship with some Indian kids in Malaysia, I miss them very much. Have fun with her.”

On a picture posted on three young girls playing on the beach, Huckle left a comment that said "That's a great little picture. Seeing it, it makes understanding to the 'Brazil gag' they have for a Malay girl I know."

Checks by The Star on Thursday showed that the last photo he critiqued was on August 2006 and his page was viewed 5962 times.

Huckle has admitted in a London criminal court to a string of paedophile offences ranging from raping babies, toddlers, girls and boys from 2006 to 2014. His victims were aged between six months and 12 years.

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