Jim Torbett, who is seventy years old, is to stand trial charged with historic sexual abuse of six young boys. He is charged with 12 charges from January 1970 to August 1994. A number of locations are listed on the complaint including football parks and even in France and Belgium.
Tony Graham QC pled not guilty on his behalf to the charges and he was granted bail. The Trial is thought to last 10 days and will begin in June and will be held by Lady Stacey.