UK army investigators under fire as bullying trial collapses

Case involving alleged abuse of teenage recruits took more than two years to come to court

A judge has criticised military investigators following the collapse of a case against army instructors who were accused of bullying teenage recruits.

Twenty-eight young soldiers aged 16 and 17 had claimed they were abused and assaulted during a battle camp exercise by 16 instructors. They said they were slapped or punched in the face, spat at, grabbed by the throat, had their faces submerged in mud and were ordered to eat manure.

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19, 2018
Author: Steven Morris

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