Canadian woman sues UK government over alleged sexual assault by sailors

Canadian woman sues UK government over alleged sexual assault by sailors
 

A Canadian woman who alleges she was sexually assaulted by British sailors has filed a lawsuit against the UK government, arguing that it is “vicariously liable” for any harm caused by its employees.
The lawsuit stems from a 2015 incident in Shearwater, Nova Scotia, in which four members of the British Navy were charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm.
Charges were later dropped against one of the men, due to a lack of sufficient evidence. In 2017 charges were withdrawn against another of the accused after a judge ruled that his nearly one and half hour wait to see a lawyer had... read more

 
14 March 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Guardian
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