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canada goose outlet Key points:Bronton Namaduk committed the crime at the Anibare Lodge refugee settlementHe had a prior conviction for a sexual offence when he was hired as a guardThe Australian company managing canada goose uk shop the settlement buy canada goose jacket cheap had “no knowledge” of cheap canada goose uk his criminal record canada goose outlet

Bronton Namaduk, a 31 year old Nauruan national, was working at the Anibare Lodge refugee settlement at the time he committed the offence.

canada goose outlet parka Anibare Lodge is essentially a series of 30 bed sit style units used to house refugees on the island the security booth is a converted shipping container. canada goose outlet parka

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The victim testified against Namaduk, as did a refugee living at the Anibare Lodge settlement buy canada goose jacket who saw the video.

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Nauru’s Chief Justice Filimone Jitoko found Namaduk guilty of the charge on August 22, and two days later sentenced him to eight years jail.

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In his sentencing, Justice Jitoko took into account Namaduk’s prior convictions which included multiple violent assaults and one conviction in 2012 for indecently dealing with a girl under the age of 17.

canada goose outlet new york city “[Namaduk’s] criminal history illustrates clearly his tendency to commit offences against other persons, and especially sexual offences against children,” he said. canada goose outlet new york city

canada goose outlet online uk A Department of Home Affairs spokesperson said the Australian company Radiance International whose other business Canada Goose Coats On Sale activities in Nauru have been the subject of an Australian Federal Police foreign bribery investigation was responsible for managing Anibare Lodge. canada goose outlet online uk

“This includes the recruitment of security officers,” the department spokesperson said, adding that security arrangements at refugee settlements were canada goose clearance a matter for the Government of Nauru.

canada goose outlet sale In a statement, Radiance International’s lawyer Stephanie Jin said Namaduk was canada goose factory sale not employed by the company at the time of the offence, and was instead employed by a third party. canada goose outlet sale

She said Radiance International had “no knowledge” of Namaduk’s criminal record when it took over responsibility for managing staff at Anibare Lodge in early 2017.

canada goose outlet uk Ms Jin said Radiance International had sacked Namaduk in 2017 following an unrelated altercation with a resident of the refugee settlement. canada goose outlet uk

“Mr Namaduk’s employment was immediately terminated and he was escorted off premises by police,” she said.

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The company’s activities have been in the spotlight recently. The Australian Canada Goose Online Federal Police last month charged the company’s Sydney based director, Mozammil Gulamabbas Bhojani, with conspiring to bribe Nauruan public officials.

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Last month, the ABC’s 7.30 program reported that Radiance International had also received a $2.5 million contract from the Department of Home Affairs to provide refugee accommodation structures on Nauru.

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