Digital copy of a Newscutting of articles by Toby Chiang in the Jersey Evening Post relating to the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry titled 'Girl tied up in isolation cell set herself on fire' and Abuse victim 'tortured with electric shocks'.

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October 7th 2014 - October 7th 2014

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• 'Girl tied up in isolation cell set herself on fire'. Relates to allegations made by Witness 252 in statements given to the States of Jersey Police in 2008 detailing her experiences at Haut de la Garenne from 1977 and later at Clos des Sables Family Group read by Patrick Sadd during the Independent Jersey Care Inquiry. Includes allegations that she witnessed another resident of Haut de la Garenne set herself and her bed on fire in an isolation cell and allegations that Leslie Hughes tried to touch her inappropriately, noting his conviction for child sexual offences and imprisonment in 1989. • Abuse victim 'tortured with electric shocks'. Relates to allegations made by John Malcolm Doublard in his evidence to the Inquiry that he was tortured with electric shocks by bullies at the Jersey Home for Boys during the Occupation. Provides details of the allegations, refers to similar allegations made by Giffard Aubin, refers to Mr Doublard's experience of his time at Brig-y-Don and details his opinion and experience regarding child sexual abuse in Jersey. Also includes the following stories in brief: • Training for emergencies. • Eat porridge for charity. • Ladder fall.


Chiang, Toby
Doublard, John Malcolm
Hughes, Leslie
Oldham, Frances, QC
Sadd, Patrick
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Independent Jersey Care Inquiry
Inner Wheel Club of Jersey
Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Field Squadron
Jersey Home for Boys
Mary's Meals (Charity)
Pomme D'Or Hotel
Rotary Club of Jersey
Rotary de la Manche
States of Jersey


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