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British charity workers abused orphanage boys

By Stephen Khan
Sunday, 19 March 2006

Two British men posing as charity workers subjected impoverished Indian street children to repeated acts of sexual abuse after establishing an orphanage in Bombay.

A court in the city yesterday sentenced Duncan Grant and Allan Waters to six years in prison after finding them guilty of abusing boys at the shelter set up by Grant. They were also fined £20,000 each.

The court also found an Indian, William D'souza, who managed the home, guilty of aiding and abetting the crime. He was sentenced to three years in prison.

"The judgment should go some way to ensure that India is wiped out from the map of people who indulge in sexual abuse of children," said the judge, P S Paranjape, who also announced the formation of a committee to decide how the fines could be used to rehabilitate the victims....

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