WA Government confirms 50 victims of child sex abuse in Pilbara, fewer than previously reported
- Type of protection : Granting release
- Category: Paedophile Rings
- Created: Wednesday, 29 August 2018 20:46
- Written by Rebecca Parish - ABC Pilbara
The State Government has attempted to quietly correct the record about the extent of child sexual abuse in the Pilbara, lowering a widely reported figure.
Stephen Dawson MLC, speaking on behalf of the Police Minister, said in Parliament last week there were 50 victims involved in current child sex abuse cases — a stark comparison to the figure of 184 that had been used previously.