More than 100 teachers and care workers convicted of child abuse could now have their cases re-investigated. Today, a former care worker jailed for abusing children more than 20 years ago had his conviction quashed as unsafe. Anver Sheikh had served two years of an eight-year sentence, and will now be released on bail while judges decide next month if he should face a retrial. Lawyers say many of the convictions hinge on the credibility of the witnesses. The Criminal Cases Review Commission says it expects some of the cases will be referred to them…..
Over 100 abuses case may be re-investigated
February 5, 2004 from Leave a Comment