Former pupil tells inquiry of abuse at boarding school

A former pupil of Scotland’s oldest boarding school has told an inquiry he was abused by a fellow student. The Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry heard he was left feeling “disgusted and shocked” after the pupil got into his bed after lights out.

The man, now aged 76, cannot be named for legal reasons and gave evidence via videolink at the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry on Tuesday.

The inquiry heard he became a pupil at Loretto School, Musselburgh, East Lothian, aged 13 in the late 1950s.

He described two incidents with the same pupil, one while he was alone in a dormitory in the afternoon when the pupil was his house prefect.

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By / Published On: May 4th, 2021 / Tags: , , , / Categories: Child Abuse, News /

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