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)."