Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Karate Coach Charged

Update, November 10, 2011:
Thisisstaffordshire.co.uk reports that police in Staffordshire had failed to respond to concerns about the karate teacher which had been logged 11 months before a boy revealed he had been sexually abused by the man.


Update, September 9, 2011:
The 52-year-old karate coach has been found guilty of two teenage boys and was given a 10-year prison sentence.


Update, April 2011:
The man is set to appear in court, and he is expected to enter a plea.


UK -- The 51-year old main instructor at a karate club was arrested January 21 and is being accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy, according to thisisstaffordshire.co.uk.

Police said the man runs a martial arts and day center in Longton. It is alleged that the offences were committed between January, 2009 and January, 2011.

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