Digital copy of Jersey Evening Post article by Diane Simon relating to two individuals being released without charge from police custody following their arrest on suspicion of physical cruelty to children. Undated, c. 2008. [Some details redacted].

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Relates to Attorney General William Bailhache's decision not to charge a couple accused of historic physical cruelty to children due to insufficient and conflicting evidence. Refers to complaints regarding physical abuse between 1967 and 1977, during the period the couple [fostered children]. Refers to actions of Centenier Danny Scaife, advice of a lawyer from the UK, and William Bailhache's suggestion of a misunderstanidng between the lawyer and the police. Refers to review of decision not to prosecute by William Bailhache and John Edmonds (formerly of UK Criminal Prosecution Service), police officers and detectives. Refers to Deputy Police Chief David Warcup. States that none of the allegations concern Haut de la Garenne.


Honorary Police
Haut de la Garenne
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey Police
Jersey Evening Post
Bailhache, William
Bailhache, Philip
Edmonds, John Henry
Simon, Diane
Scaife, Danny, Centenier
Warcup, David


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