The Penn State child sex abuse scandal concerned allegations and subsequent convictions of child sexual abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky , an assistant coach for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team, over a period of at least fifteen years. The scandal broke in early November when Sandusky was indicted on 52 counts of child molestation , stemming from incidents that occurred between and Additionally, three Penn State officials — school president Graham Spanier , vice president Gary Schultz and athletic director Tim Curley — were charged with perjury , obstruction of justice , failure to report suspected child abuse, and related charges. The Board of Trustees terminated the contracts of Paterno and Curley.
CCTV footage showed the year-old walking through the station holding a newspaper in his left hand and with his right hand on his bag strap when he brushes past the woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons. The Crown Prosecution Service CPS were found to have deliberately slowed down the footage, which made it appear Mr Pearson had more time to assault the alleged victim. A jury took just 90 minutes for jurors to clear Mr Pearson of any wrongdoing at his trial at Blackfriars Crown Court. I did nothing. I feel I have undergone a form of mental torture sanctioned by the state.
Hull councillor John Abbott charged with sexual assault
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