You are here
Home > child abuse (Page 2)

Ex-Archbishop to serve sentence at home over child sex abuse

Ex-Archbishop to serve sentence at home over child sex abuse

Former Archbishop Philip Wilson, the most senior Catholic official in the world to be convicted of concealing child sexual abuse, avoided jail after a judge on Tuesday allowed him to serve his 12-month custodial sentence in home detention. Newcastle Local Court magistrate Robert Stone ordered Wilson to be detained at his sister’s home near Newcastle […] …

Tutor wants strict punishment for child abuse

Tutor wants strict punishment for child abuse

A tutor, Mrs Brenda Bepeh, has called for severe punishment for anyone found guilty of child abuse in the country. Bepeh made the call on Saturday in a paper at a seminar on “Child Care and Abuse’’, organised by the Catholic Women Organisation, Christ the King Church (CKC), Kurudu, Abuja. Bepeh, the proprietress of FRANGREG […] …

Five teachers admit to sexual relationship with pregnant SS3 pupil

Five teachers admit to sexual relationship with pregnant SS3 pupil

Five teachers of the Polytechnic Academic Staff Secondary School, Birnin Kebbi, have been sacked for impregnating an SS3 student of the school. The News Agency of Nigeria learnt on Wednesday that the girl was also expelled from the school. Sources confirmed that the decision to dismiss the five teachers followed the recommendation of a committee […] …

Archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

Archbishop gets 12 months for concealing child abuse

One of the highest-ranked church officials convicted of covering up child sex abuse was Tuesday sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment, but Philip Wilson could avoid jail after a court ordered he be assessed for home detention. The Adelaide archbishop, 67, was found guilty in May of concealing abuse by notorious paedophile priest Jim Fletcher in […] …

Top