Saturday, 19 April 2008

Liverpool Labour city councillor on 12 child porn charges

A LIVERPOOL councillor was last night charged with downloading indecent images of children.

Cllr Ben Williams will appear in court in May accused of 12 counts of making the indecent images over a year-long period.The 34-year-old was arrested last December by officers from Sefton Family Crime Unit and eight computers were seized in the inquiry.He answered bail yesterday afternoon and was charged after questioning by detectives.

Cllr Williams is alleged to have made the images between December 13, 2006 and December 17, 2007.Last night, Cllr Williams could not be contacted for comment but has previously vowed to clear his name. In December, he said: “I have done nothing wrong. Everyone who knows me, knows that A LIVERPOOL councillor was last night charged with downloading indecent images of children.

Cllr Ben Williams will appear in court in May accused of 12 counts of making the indecent images over a year-long period.The 34-year-old was arrested last December by officers from Sefton Family Crime Unit and eight computers were seized in the inquiry.He answered bail yesterday afternoon and was charged after questioning by detectives.

Cllr Williams is alleged to have made the images between December 13, 2006 and December 17, 2007.

Last night, Cllr Williams could not be contacted for comment but has previously vowed to clear his name. In December, he said: “I have done nothing wrong. Everyone who knows me, knows that I am wholehearted, a community person.”


COMMENT

Will follow this case with interest. However his comments "I am wholehearted, a community person." are somewhat misplaced considering the seriousness of the charges against him.

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1 comment:

  1. Children against Labour19 April 2008 at 19:14

    Dirty Labour nonce, when you are found guilty I hope the lads in Walton prison sort you out.

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