Terence Cawte a Boys Brigade leader and bookshop worker was convicted of abusing two youngsters

March 29th, 2012

Married father-of-three erence awte was convicted of abusing two youngsters at his home in Waterlooville and at his former bookshop, The Portsmouth Christian Book Centre, in New Road, North End. Cawte, who also worked for the National Children’s Home charity, was found guilty of systematically abusing the pair after an eight-day trial at Portsmouth Crown Court.

The jury took four-and-a-half hours to reach unanimous verdicts on five multiple incident counts of indecent assault on a male, one of indecency with a child and two other sexual offences. The 74-year-old, of Maytree Gardens, Waterlooville, put his hand to his mouth and shook his head as the jury left the court. We would be keen to talk in the strictest of confidence to those affected by his conviction.