Suspended Sentence for Father’s ‘Stray Hands’

28th August 2012 3:49 PM

A FORMER Gold Coast surfboard shaper was suffering a major depressional episode when his hands strayed as he massaged his 13-year-old daughter.

The 44-year-old father, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent treatment of his daughter in 2010.

Supporters from the man’s family and church group sobbed in the public gallery of the Brisbane District Court as Crown Prosecutor Julie Aylward read excerpts from a victim impact statement. Continue reading Suspended Sentence for Father’s ‘Stray Hands’