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Judge says 12 ACCUSED of abuse were victims … charged in ritual abuse of children … prosecution ruled malicious [Canada]



SASKATOON—Twelve people who were falsely accused of ritualistically abusing three foster children more than a decade ago were the victims of a malicious prosecution, a judge has ruled.Richard Klassen and 11 others were charged in 1991 with abusing the children in bizarre and demonic ways — forcing them to eat eyeballs, drink blood, participate in orgies and watch newborn babies get skinned and buried.Saskatoon police called it the “scandal of the century” at the time, but most of the cases never made it to trial. Charges were stayed and the children recanted their accusations….

The Star [Canada]