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8 October 2014

The Independent jersey Care Inquiry has adjourned for the day having heard from witness, Mr John Doublard, about when he lived at Jersey Home for Boys and Brig-y-Don in the 40s.

He came forward after hearing for the first time that he was not the only child to have suffered electric shocks at the hands of older boys at Haut de la Garenne after seeing reports of  Mr Gifford Aubin's evidence to the IJCI on Day 8, August 12, 2014.

Counsel to the Inquiry, Patrick Sadd, also read into the record further statements from witnesses to the Police about their experiences at Haut de la Garenne and Clos des Sables.

On Thursday (9 October), the Inquiry will hear evidence from a witness about organisation at Sacre Coeur  Orphanage. This will be followed by further reading into the record of witness statements. Patrick Sadd is Counsel to the Inquiry.

Members of the public are welcome to attend from 1000.

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