Office for Judicial Complaints receives complaints about ‘predatory’ remarks

The OJC has received a number of complaints re the remarks of a judge in relation to the ‘predatory nature’ of a 13 year old sex abuse victim.

They have issued the following statement:

 

OFFICE FOR JUDICIAL COMPLAINTS STATEMENT - HIS HONOUR JUDGE PETERS QC


"The Office for Judical Complaints has received a number of complaints about the remarks made by HHJ Peters QC during the sentencing of a defendant at Snaresbrook Crown Court on 5 August 13. The complaints will be considered in accordance with the Judicial Discipline (Prescribed Procedure) Regulations 2006 (as amended)."
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