Digital copy of the Witness Statement of Robert Frederick Bonney to the States of Jersey Police regarding his involvement in the investigation into allegations of sexual abuse made by former residents of Clos des Sables Family Group Home against Leslie Francis Hughes. [Some details redacted]. For Robert F Bonney’s Witness Statements to the Inquiry, see C/D/AW4/B2/26.

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July 13th 1989 - July 24th 1989

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Refers to being instructed on 21 March 1989 by Detective Chief Inspector Martyn Le Brocq to investigate an allegation of indecent assault made by a former resident of Clos des Sables Family Group Home against Leslie Francis Hughes. Sets out details of the subsequent investigation, including dates, times and details of interviews with Hughes and former residents of Clos des Sables Family Group Home, including disclosure of additional allegations against Hughes by other former residents, his response to these allegations and his admission to some of the allegations of indecent assault made against him. Includes details of the prosecution process culminating in Hughes being charged by Centenier George Upton and Hughes entering pleas of guilty to all charges with the exception of the charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with one former resident.


Beckford, Gerald, Police Constable
Bonney, Robert
Brée, Richard Alan, Detective Constable
Chappell, Brenda
Davidson, Neville Brian, Detective Constable
Elliott, Christine, Woman Police Sergeant
Hughes, Leslie
Le Brocq, Martyn, Detective Chief Inspector
Le Cornu, David, Advocate
Noel, Bernard, Detective Constable
Upton, George, Centenier
Whelan, Cyril
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Criminal Investigation Department
Education Department
HM Prison, La Moye
Parish of St Brelade
Pickersgill and Le Cornu
Police Court
States of Jersey Police


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