[FROM THE ARCHIVES] Parole boards under scrutiny
𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝘀𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟰 𝗠𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟬.
Convicted in 2015 of the rape and indecent assault of three girls that he had coached, former Wimbledon doubles champion Bob Hewitt was ordered to serve six years of an eight-year sentence, because of his advanced age. Now, 80-year-old Hewitt has been granted parole in a process that has been flawed and traumatising for his victims. Carte Blanche investigates how perpetrators of heinous crimes are considered for parole.
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