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New Brunswick appeal court clears man accused of sexual interference with child

Friday, March 03, 2017 @ 1:21 PM | By Tom Venetis

The Court of Appeal of New Brunswick entered a verdict of acquittal in a case where a man was found guilty of sexual interference against a child.

The provincial court had found the man, only identified at D.A.M. in court documents, guilty of sexual interference against a 12-year-old girl as described in s. 151(a) of the Criminal Code. D.A.M. is the girl’s step-grandfather.

D.A.M. was sentenced to four months in jail followed by supervised probation for 18 months. He was also given a firearms prohibition for...