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Digital copy of the Case Summary in respect of HM Attorney General v. [Witness 140's foster brother] by Stephen Baker, Crown Advocate. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 140's witness statements to the Inquiry and the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/9.
January 8th 2010 - January 8th 2010
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Includes background information, mentioning [Witness 140's foster brother's] year of birth, age and upbringing at home with his parents and sisters and Witness 140 after he was fostered in December 1981. Refers to [Witness 140's foster father's] arrest in 1984 for sexually abusing his daughters, noting his guilty plea, subsequent conviction of indecent assault and procuring acts of gross indecency and sentence of 18 months' imprisonment. Also refers to [Witness 140's foster father's] arrest in December 2008 for sexually abusing Witness 140 between 1981 and 1984, mentioning his guilty plea to one count of indecent assault and one count of procuring an act of gross indecency, and sentencing to 12 months' imprisonment in 2009. Includes details of offences, referring to witness statements to the Police made by Witness 140 in 2008 in which he disclosed sexual abuse whilst at his foster home. Refers to Witness 140 sharing a bedroom with his [foster brother] and outlines disclosures of abuse made by Witness 140, including assertion made by Witness 140 that his abuser was his [foster father] rather than his [foster brother], despite stating he could not be certain of this. Refers to [Witness 140's foster brother's] conviction in 2000 of indecent assaults against boys, and sentence to 2 years and 3 months' imprisonment. Refers to [Witness 140's foster brother] confessing whilst undergoing treatment for sexual offending that he when he was aged 17 he started sexually abusing his foster brother, noting that Witness 140 was his only foster brother. Refers to contemporaneous arrest of [Witness 140's foster father] for sexual abusing his daughters. Outlines reasons for the Crown case that it was [Witness 140's foster brother] who assaulted Witness 140 in his bed at night, referring to the nature of [Witness 140's foster brother's] confession, nature and material time of the offences, Witness 140 unsurity regarding the identity of his abuser, the modus operandi of [Witness 140's foster father] and location of offences. Outlines proceedings to date, mentioning [Witness 140's foster brother's] arrest and interview by Police, and charging of [Witness 140's foster brother] and subsequent release on conditional bail until committal.
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