Saturday, November 28, 2015

Greville Janner: alleged victims may claim £2.5 million in damages

Six men who say they were sexually abused by former Leicester MP Greville Janner are expected to submit a claim for up to £2.5 million in damages.

Lawyers acting for the men, who claim the 87-year-old committed the offences against them decades ago, indicated the scale of their potential damages claim at the High Court in London on Tuesday.

Details of the claim are to be formally served on Lord Janner's legal team, which must happen before the end of November.

Lord Janner, who was MP for Leicester West for 27 years from 1970, is accused of 15 counts of indecent assault and seven counts of other sexual offences against a total of nine complainants.  (more...)

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