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walesonline.co.uk 14 Sep, 2021 16:45 am

Councillor says allegations of child sex abuse aimed at him are 'abhorrent'

Councillor says allegations of child sex abuse aimed at him are 'abhorrent'
Anthony Hampton told a trial at Cardiff Crown Court he has 'never sexually assaulted anybody in his life'

" Regarding the first alleged female victim, Hampton was asked if he had sexually assaulted her." The defendant also claimed he had "never sexually assaulted anybody in his life".In cross-examination, prosecutor Roger Griffiths asked the councillor if he sexually assaulted one of the males." Concluding his questioning, Mr Griffiths asked Hampton if he gained sexual gratification from rubbing his penis up against children.

In regards to the fourth alleged victim, Hampton said he "had no recollection of her" and denied stroking her hair or rubbing his penis up against her." Hampton said: "Certainly not, I wouldn't even contemplate that.

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