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Bishop accused of indecent assault

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 04 Apr 2014 @ 12:14

A FORMER Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Peter Ball, will be prosecuted for indecent assaults on young men, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced on Thursday of last week.

Jaswant Narwal, Chief Crown Prosecutor for CPS South East, said: "It is alleged that he sexually abused a number of young males between 1977 and 1992. The misconduct alleged is that he misused his position and authority to manipulate and prevail on others for his own sexual gratification. During this ...

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