Parole Board hails courage of victims at John Worboys hearing
The Parole Board has acknowledged the “serious suffering” and “courage” of the victims of the serial sex attacker John Worboys during a high court challenge brought by two women opposing his release from prison.
Ben Collins QC, representing the board, said: “We are acutely conscious that underlying this forensic and analytical debate are stories of real and serious suffering on the part of the victims. I wish to acknowledge that on behalf of the board … and also to acknowledge the courage of the victims in pursuing their claims.”
Lawyers for the two unnamed victims have argued that the... read more
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