Guilty verdicts in the first of the Operation Paillial cases

November 28, 2014

The guilty verdicts in the first of the Paillial cases (R v John Allen) follow a seven week trial.  John Allen has been found guilty on 26 counts of historical child sex abuse.

Eleanor Laws QC and Catherine Donnelly are prosecuting. Openshaw J will sentence the defendant on 1st December.

Operation Pallial is the largest investigation into historic abuse in the UK.  It was set up following allegations of historical child abuse in North Wales.

News coverage of the verdict can be found using the links below:-

The Guardian

The Daily Mail

BBC News

Sky News

The Times

The Independent





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