Sredko used this time to transition into Albena. On return she told the judge that she had been trying all her life to escape the uncouth man who had committed the crimes. It was his criminal nature that made her commit the theft, but since the operation she had found peace.
The judge ruled that Albena was not responsible for Sredko’s crimes, and released her.
- “Man avoids criminal penalty with the help of sex change operation”. English Pravda 25.07.2005. http://english.pravda.ru/print/society/stories/8626-transsexual-0.