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Abuse case Britons back in jail

Two British charity workers have been returned to jail after their acquittal on child abuse charges was overturned by India's highest court.

Police said Duncan Grant and Allan Waters, who ran a shelter in Mumbai, have been taken into custody and will be returned to prison on Tuesday.

On Friday the Supreme Court ordered them to serve the rest of their six-year prison terms and pay damages and fines imposed during their 2006 conviction, which was thrown out in 2008..

Grant, 67, has already has served three years and two months, while 63-year-old Waters has served five.

The court said in its ruling that "the sexual abuse of children is one of the most heinous crimes".


From Belfast Telegraph