India Intelligence Report

Two Britons Jailed 6 years for Child Abuse


A trial court jailed two Britons for 6 years rigorous imprisonment (RI) for abusing children in a Mumbai children shelter. Duncan Grant and Alan Water, former British ex-Navy commandos founded a shelter for orphaned boys in Mumbai in 1995. On October 24, 2001, a non-Government Organization filed a police complaint accusing the two of abusing boys. Grant & Waters skipped the country to Tanzania where the started the whole racket again and were accused of molesting children there. They escaped justice once more and ran to the United States. In a landmark co-operation between India and the US, the two men were deported to India in 2005. The two pedophiles were also ordered to pay GBP 20,000 each as compensation to the victims. The court also found their Indian manager, William Michael D’Souza guilty of abetting the crimes and criminally assaulting the boys and sentenced him to 3 years

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