‘Yorkshire Post’ reports that the British Concert pianist and piano teacher John Briggs (65) has been condemned to eight years in prison after a jury at Bradford Crown Court found him guilty of sex abuse charges against two of his former music students and three former members of the Keighley Sea Cadets. The abuses go back to period between the late 1960s and 1993. During trial the Court was told that one of the complainants had reported his abuse to the police 20 years ago, but at the time Briggs was not prosecuted. The boys, at that time, were aged between 10 and 15.

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