Terry Alan Merrilees
The appellant faced an indictment containing 11 counts, four of which were the sexual crimes listed at  and threatening to do grievous bodily harm. It was those four counts to which he ultimately pleaded guilty. In addition, he faced seven further counts alleging assault and kidnapping of a female, the alleged victim being the child complainant’s mother.
This case involved crimes against a young female child aged 8-9 years, with representative counts detailing serious sexual offending against the child, on occasions up to four times per week. In addition, there was one count of rape of the child.
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Sentenced to eight years six months in May 2008
Unsuccessfully appealed in March 2009
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