Jehovah’s Witness charity ‘badly let down’ victims of abuse

It also criticised trustees for failing to co-operate with the regulator and said they “did not provide accurate and complete answers”.

The Charity Commission has criticised trustees of the Manchester New Moston Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses after victims of sexual abuse were made to attend a hearing where they were questioned by the abuser.

In an inquiry report, published yesterday, the regulator said trustees did not adequately handle misconduct allegations or adequately deal with a misconduct appeal hearing.