Wigan man denies sex order breach

A Wigan man has denied breaching a sexual harm prevention order.

Monday, 12th April 2021, 11:53 am
Updated Monday, 12th April 2021, 11:54 am

Simon Blakeney, 59, of Grove Place, Standish, stood before Wigan justices to plead not guilty to downloading Torch software for the purpose of Peer 2 Peer networking which he was prevented from doing. He is also accused of failing to complete annual notifications in accordance with the Sexual Offences Act. The case will be heard by a judge on May 5.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court