The BBC is reporting that former teacher Charles Napier has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for sexually abusing 21 boys between 1967 and 1972…
Napier pleaded guilty to the offences at Southwark Crown Court in November.
He admitted 28 indecent assault charges and one indecency offence on a child. All his victims were under 16.
Napier was at one time treasurer of the Paedophile Information Exchange, a group which campaigned on behalf of paedophiles in the 1970s and 1980s.
Before the sentencing he entered a guilty plea to two further indecent assault charges against two other boys in 1979 and 1983.
His admission of guilt to the later offences means there are no outstanding charges against him and he will not stand trial…
Much of the abuse took place in a workshop at the school where he taught.
He left the school in the early 1970s and went on to hold jobs working with children in Cairo and Sweden.
Prosecuting, Peter Clement said Napier “exploited his role and his position of trust for his own sexual gratification”.
During interviews with the police Napier told officers he had been “completely out of control” and was “desperately sorry” for his actions…
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