Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh's forgotten foreign victims

Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh
Nearly eight years after Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh was reported to be abusing children in India, Canadian authorities won't say if they've ever tried to protect foreign children from him.

MacIntosh, a Port Hawkesbury businessman who has faced many abuse allegations in Canada, was jailed recently in Nepal after a complaint he assaulted a boy there, the Himalayan Times reported Friday.

Justice Minister Peter MacKay confirmed this week that MacIntosh, 71, has been arrested.

"I have long held a strong interest in this file and I was dismayed to hear that another child has been victimized," said MacKay in a statement.

"There is a devastating history around this individual where numerous victims and their families continue to struggle to overcome the horrendous abuse endured. We will lend assistance in whatever way possible to see that justice is done."  (more...)

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