Sex predator welcomed back by church

Sky News

The Jehovah’s Witnesses reinstated a man to the church after he repented leaving his wife, despite being accused of sexually preying on his four daughters, a royal commission has been told.

Less than three years after the man was stood down by the Witnesses for ‘loose conduct and lying’, he was welcomed back with the approval of church congregations in Queensland.

The man referred to as BCH was jailed in 2004 for multiple sexual offences against his daughter BCG, but his confession and her evidence were not enough to convince the church to expel him for child sex abuse.

BCH was stood down for leaving his wife and moving in with another woman.

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