Pay-out for man who alleged ‘sadistic’ beatings by a nun at Derry children’s home

The Irish News

A man allegedly subjected to “sadistic” beatings by a nun at a children’s home in Derry is to received undisclosed damages.

Karl Roberts will receive the pay-out as part of a settlement reached in a legal action against the Sisters of Nazareth, according to his lawyer.

He claimed that he endured regular violent punishment for failing to collect enough fluff from floors and furniture in the residence.

Proceedings were resolved at the High Court in Belfast today, with no admission of liability by the defendant.

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