School caretaker who recorded children going to the toilet has had his jail term cut

The Coventry Telegraph is reporting that a school caretaker who recorded children going to the toilet has had his jail term cut on appeal.

Maciej Pawel Kukla, aged 39, was jailed for six years and ordered to serve an extra seven years on licence after he was condemned as a danger to children.

But appeal court judges this week reduced his jail term to four years and eight months and ruled the voyeur was not dangerous.

Also overturning the extended licence period, they said he was well aware that he had done wrong and was capable of reform.

Kukla moved to the UK in 2007 and was site manager and caretaker at a primary school, where he also ran a chess club.

He placed a camera in a wooden box, which was made to look like part of the furniture, in the school lavatories.

He used it to record children going to the toilet, Judge David Stockdale QC told London’s Appeal Court…

In unrelated crimes, he abused a girl aged under 10 and a boy aged under 13…

However, a report from a psychiatrist said his openness, victim empathy, lack of denial and repeated requests for treatment were all positive.

The psychiatrist was optimistic Kukla’s risk could be reduced in the long-term through treatment and medication…

More at: Appeal court says school caretaker who filmed children going to the toilet is “not dangerous”

 

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