Sunday, April 19, 2015

Victim allegedly abused by Lord Janner breaks silence to say decision not to prosecute 'beggars belief'

Father Hamish Baillie claims Lord Janner abused him
during a game of hide-and-seek
A father allegedly abused by Lord Janner has called for the top legal official who decided against prosecuting him to step down.

Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions, concluded dementia made the 86-year-old unfit to plead.

Last night, one of the nine victims who had been lined up to give evidence against the former Leicester West MP waived his right to anonymity to say the decision ‘beggars belief’ – and claimed it points to an establishment cover-up.

Hamish Baillie, 47, said he was unable to trust adults after being molested by Lord Janner during a game of hide-and-seek in a park, when he was a 15-year-old resident of a children’s home.

But he added that the failure to prosecute the peer for a fourth time – three inquiries were curtailed by police or the Crown Prosecution Service – was a ‘complete travesty’  (more...)


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