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Handyman jailed after planting child porn

A handyman who ruined a school caretaker's life by planting child pornography on his computer has been jailed for 12 years.

Neil Weiner launched the "wickedly evil and vile plot" hoping to get Eddie Thompson sacked so that he could be promoted.

Weiner (40) was convicted of perverting the course of justice and two counts of possessing indecent images of children at the Old Bailey.

The court heard how he sent police a CD containing indecent images of children saying they came from Mr Thompson's laptop.

Hundreds more pictures were later found on the computer and the caretaker (62) working at Swanlea secondary school, London, was arrested in October 2006.

When the details of the allegations were leaked by Weiner to a newspaper, Mr Thompson and his wife became afraid to leave the house, after he received threats and they were spat at in public.

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