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Judge frees child abuse pair



Two former children’s home workers jailed for allegedly abusing boys in their care were freed by the Court of Appeal yesterday. Michael Lawson [left] and Basil Williams-Rigby outside the High Court Basil Williams-Rigby, 57, who was sentenced to 12 years’ at Liverpool Crown Court in August 1999 and Michael Lawson, 62, who was jailed for seven years at the same court in June 2000, have always maintained they were convicted of crimes which did not occur.

The Telegraph