Police to testify at child sex abuse hearing

Sky News


Senior police officers are expected to testify when a royal commission hearing into the criminal justice system’s response to child sexual abuse resumes today.

The royal commission yesterday examined the case of Catholic brother Christopher Rafferty, who was acquitted of child sex crimes against a student of Goulburn catholic boarding school despite a judge being ‘well satisfied’ abuse occurred.

The commission heard Judge David Frearson said the evidence did not satisfy each particular incident that made up the six charges brought against Brother Rafferty.

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