#OpIlluminatusPiedPiper – Queen Elizabeths friend, David Camerons friend, Tony Blairs friend, linked to Hampstead paedophile rings, Freemason Jewish paedophile Grevile Janner accused of raping boys as young as 8 – Flawed decisions has no place in child protection – Alison Saunders said she was ‘not above’ making mistakes – NO SECOND CHANCES IN CHILD PROTECTION – MISTAKES COST LIVES – Suspected paedophile & Freemason, Alison Saunders REFUSED to MAKE PUBLIC the findings of the crucial independent review which recommended overturning her decision

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Janner accused of abusing boys as young as eight in attacks going back to 1963 after U-turn by country’s top prosecutor

  • Fate of suspected paedophile peer will be played out publicly in courts
  • Director of Public Prosecutions admitted her original ruling was flawed
  • Scale of allegations against veteran politician made public for first time
  • Accused of sexually abusing nine boys under age of 16 over 25 years

Lord Janner was yesterday accused of child sex offences dating back 50 years against boys as young as eight.

The fate of the suspected paedophile peer will now be played out publicly in the courts after the country’s top prosecutor performed a U-turn and ordered that he face justice.

After an independent review, Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders admitted her original ruling that the 86-year-old was too ill to face justice was flawed.

Charges: Janner, left, as a Labour MP in the Commons in 1976. The boy is not part of the inquiry

Charges: Janner, left, as a Labour MP in the Commons in 1976. The boy is not part of the inquiry

Yesterday the full scale of allegations against the veteran Labour politician was made public for the first time.

They reveal he is accused of sexually abusing nine boys under the age of 16 over 25 years until August 1988, with the youngest alleged victim aged just eight.

At the height of his alleged crimes, Janner is accused of abusing three victims in one month. Other charges reveal he is accused of preying repeatedly on the same boys over months and even years.

Announcing the U-turn, Mrs Saunders – who ruled two months ago that Janner’s dementia was too advanced for him to be charged – said she was ‘not above’ making mistakes.

She faced down calls for her resignation as she underlined how it had always been an ‘extremely difficult and borderline’ case.

Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions
Lord Janner

U-turn: After an independent review, Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders (left) admitted her original ruling that Lord Janner (right) was too ill to face justice was flawed

DPP: I will not resign over Lord Janner case

‘I accept the outcome of the review and will now be bringing this prosecution to allow for that adjudication to happen,’ she said.

But campaigners renewed their attack after Mrs Saunders refused to make public the findings of the crucial independent review which recommended overturning her decision.

They called for an end to years of ‘secrecy’ which they said has been a hallmark of investigations into claims against the former Leicester MP.

As revealed by the Daily Mail on Saturday, Janner now faces criminal proceedings accused of 22 sexual offences against nine boys.

The decision follows an extraordinary row over Mrs Saunders’s ruling in April that it was not in the public interest to prosecute him because of his rapidly deteriorating mental state.

Six alleged victims called on the Crown Prosecution Service to re-examine the case under a ‘right to review’ granted under a relatively new Victims’ Charter.

In a legal first, David Perry QC, one of the country’s most senior barristers, concluded that Mrs Saunders was wrong and Janner should be put before a judge.

However, the peer’s fragile health means he is unlikely to appear in the dock at his first hearing before Westminster magistrates on August 7.

The case is likely to be passed to a judge at Southwark Crown Court for a hearing in September.

Judicial sources said a High Court judge may be brought in to hear the ‘unusual’ case and it may be moved again because the court schedule is full.

The judge is expected to find him unfit to stand trial as both the prosecution and defence agree that his dementia is so severe he cannot participate in the proceedings.

This will lead to a ‘trial of the facts’ in which a jury is asked to consider whether Janner committed the acts, based on prosecution evidence.

A defence team will test the case but this will be incomplete as the politician will not be able to instruct them or speak on his own behalf.

If the jury are satisfied that the acts were done, the judge has three options – a supervision order, a hospital order or an absolute discharge.

None of these options amounts to a conviction or a punishment, but Janner could be moved to secure accommodation if the ‘trial of facts’ finds he committed the acts and he is found to be a risk to the public.

The U-turn delighted alleged victims and child sex abuse campaigners, who said it was a ‘vindication’ of their pressure on prosecutors.

Lawyer Liz Dux, who represents many of the alleged victims, added: ‘They have felt deeply frustrated by the criminal justice system.

‘However, this decision has given them more hope of finally establishing the truth.

‘It may be long overdue, but we will now look to a criminal court to examine the case and make a finding of fact.’

It may be long overdue, but we will now look to a criminal court to examine the case and make a finding of fact
Liz Dux, lawyer who represents many of the alleged victims

But Mrs Saunders was criticised for refusing to publish the results of Mr Perry’s review on the grounds that ‘advice from counsel is always confidential.’

Peter Saunders, of the National Association for People Abused in Childhood, said more detail about the review would be ‘welcome’.

‘Anything that casts any light on the bizarre twists, so long as it does not prejudice a trial, will help alleviate the fear that Lord Janner has been protected from prosecution’, he said.

Peter Wanless, of the NSPCC, said the charity welcomed the U-turn, adding that the alleged victims ‘can now pursue justice’.

Janner has always denied any wrongdoing and his family says he is ‘entirely innocent’.

CRITICAL REPORT WILL NOW BE DELAYED UNTIL AFTER THE TRIAL

Put back: The publication of a critical report highlighting how police and prosecutors failed to bring Lord Janner to justice has been postponed

Put back: The publication of a critical report highlighting how police and prosecutors failed to bring Lord Janner to justice has been postponed

The publication of a critical report highlighting how police and prosecutors failed to bring Lord Janner to justice has been postponed.

A draft review by Sir Richard Henriques found the way Leicestershire Police dealt with allegations against the peer were ‘unsatisfactory’. 

And the retired High Court judge said decisions by prosecutors not to put Janner in the dock were simply ‘wrong’.

But the Crown Prosecution Service said the full review will not be published until proceedings against Janner, 86, were complete. 

Alison Saunders said the preliminary findings confirmed her fears that the wrong choices were made.

‘It is a matter of real regret that prosecutions weren’t brought by the police and CPS in the past,’ she said.

Sir Richard examined multiple failings by Leicestershire Police and prosecutors when victims came forward in 1991, 2002 and 2006.

In the first case, an alleged victim aged between 13 and 15 contacted police in 1991. 

A case file was passed to prosecutors who advised police there was ‘insufficient evidence’ and police took no further action.

The second set of allegations were made against Janner in 2002. 

Although prosecutors examined the actions of other individuals and ruled they should not face charges, they were not alerted to Janner’s alleged involvement by police.

In 2006, an individual came forward with claims of serious sexual offences by Janner and two others. 

Local prosecutors ruled there was not enough evidence to bring a court case in 2007 but did not alert their London headquarters. 

The then director of public prosecutions Sir Ken Macdonald, who said he was not aware of the case, has already labelled this a ‘grave failure’.

ALLEGATIONS AGAINST PEER, 86

The 22 charges that Janner – or his representatives – will face on August 7:

Victim 1 (15-year-old boy)

  • Serious sexual offence between August 16 and August 19, 1987
  • Serious sexual offence between June 21 and August 2, 1988
  • Two charges of indecent assault between August 16, 1987, and August 2, 1988

Victim 2 (boy aged 15/16)

  • Two charges of indecent assault between March 13 and November 1, 1984

Victim 3 (boy aged nine)

  • Indecent assault between July 3 and September 15, 1981
  • Serious sexual offence between July 3 and September 15, 1981

Victim 4 (boy between 12 and 16)

  • Indecent assault on October 19, 1979, and on December 7, 1982

Victim 5 (boy between 13 and 16)

  • Two charges of serious sexual offence between August 22, 1985, and September 20, 1987
  • Two charges of indecent assault between August 22, 1985, and September 20, 1987

Victim 6 (boy between 12 and 15)

  • Three charges of indecent assault between November 21, 1972, and December 22, 1975
  • Serious sexual offence between November 21, 1972, and December 22, 1975

Victim 7 (boy between 13 and 15)

  • Two charges of indecent assault between April 1, 1985, and April 1, 1988

Victim 8 (boy aged about eight)

  • Indecent assault between June 16, 1963, and October 9, 1969
  • Indecent assault between October 10, 1969, and January 31, 1970

Victim 9 (boy aged 15/16)

  • Serious sexual offence between August 24, 1977, and November 1, 1978

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3143924/Janner-accused-abusing-boys-young-eight-attacks-going-1963-U-turn-country-s-prosecutor.html

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