Kincora Boys’ Home: Abuse victim fails in appeal over HIA inquiry

BBC News

A victim of abuse at Kincora Boys’ Home has failed in his appeal to overturn a ruling that investigations into the home be conducted by the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry.
Gary Hoy was sexually abused by two men who were subsequently convicted.

Lord Chief Justice Sir Declan Morgan ruled that “the HIA is entitled to proceed along the route mapped by it”.

There have been allegations that a paedophile ring at Kincora was linked to the British intelligence services.

Sir Declan said: “There is a suggestion in this case that children in Kincora were abused and prostituted in order to satisfy the interests of national security.

“If that is true it must be exposed.

Note: This is an Abuse Tracker excerpt. Click the title to view the full text of the original article. If the original article is no longer available, see our News Archive.