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United Kingdom

1 December 2006

Press Association (UK)

An "evil" gun collector who spent nearly two decades subjecting young boys to a "catalogue of cruel sexual abuse" has been jailed for 16 years. Pensioner Philip Bignell, a 66-year-old retired public school plumber, used his collection of weaponry and war memorabilia to lure vulnerable victims into his clutches before "stealing their childhood innocence". Two of those he assaulted said they were so scared by the armoury of rifles and bayonets he had that they felt... (

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