Barry Bennell trial: Jurors must put 'revulsion' aside

Barry Bennell trial: Jurors must put 'revulsion' aside
 

Jurors in the trial of ex-football coach Barry Bennell have been urged to put aside their "revulsion" as they consider their verdicts.
Defence barrister Eleanor Laws QC said that Mr Bennell became a "sitting target" after he admitted child sex offences in the 1990s.
The 64-year-old denies sexually abusing 11 boys between 1979 and 1990.
The jury at Liverpool Crown Court has been asked to return not guilty verdicts on three of 48 counts.
In her closing speech, Ms Laws said that Mr Bennell must be given a fair trial despite his status as a convicted paedophile.
She said:... read more

 
6 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 50
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