Friday, August 21, 2015

Lord Janner sued by six alleged victims who claim he abused them as children

Six of Lord Janner’s alleged child sex victims have launched civil compensation claims against the peer despite the fact he could still be involved in a criminal trial.

Some of these middle-aged men also feature in the criminal case and are all anonymous in court documents.

Janner, who lives in a £2million home, could be sued for £2.5million.

The 87-year-old peer is charged with sexually abusing nine boys and the next stage of the case is due to be heard next month.

Abuse lawyer, Liz Dux, of Slater and Gordon, who represents the six alleged victims said yesterday: “Protective Court proceedings have had to be commenced in High Court due to the time limits that apply.”  (more...)

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