Wishaw sex beast now be­hind bars

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Awishaw man con­victed of sex­u­ally abus­ing two young boys has been jailed for three years at Hamil­ton Sher­iff Court.

David Ne­vans, of Stonecraig Road, will be su­per­vised for two years on his re­lease and Sher­iff Marie Smart also or­dered him to be placed on the sex of­fend­ers regis­ter for an in­def­i­nite pe­riod.

Sixty-year-old Ne­vans was found guilty of us­ing lewd, in­de­cent and li­bidi­nous prac­tices to­wards the boys at ad­dresses in­wishaw in the late 1970s.

The first vic­tim was abused over a pe­riod of time, start­ing when he was five.the sec­ond boy was aged be­tween three and five when Ne­vans mo­lested him.

Ne­vans de­nied both charges, but a jury con­victed him af­ter trial.

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