The name of the man to have committed seven sexual offences against a twelve year old boy (four acts of indecency, two sex acts and one count of using the internet to deprave young people) has been released in an article by ABC News today.
Michael David Watt, a 25 year old youth worker from Conder, allegedly committed the offences when the boy was in his care between November 16, 2011 and February 23 of this year.
Michael was granted bail by the ACT Magistrates Court, despite the prosecution opposing bail saying that they feared for other children.
Magistrate David Mossop granted bail on the conditions Watt surrender his passport, report to police, not contact the victim or work with children.
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This isn’t the first time Watt has been accused of child sex offences according to the Canberra Times.
And the ACT Magistrates Court also heard the Conder man had been accused of child-sex offences in New Zealand but there was no evidence charges were laid.
I don’t know about you, but I’m not a fan of this guy walking around until his next court date next month, even if he’s ‘not allowed to work with children any more’.
What do you guys think?
UPDATE 19/04/12 11:04: Canberra Grammar School have posted an Important Notice from the Head in relation to this.