Paedophilic Syndrome Sufferer Justifiably Deprived of Liberty

Paedophilic Syndrome Sufferer Justifiably Deprived of Liberty There is almost nothing more important than every individual’s right to liberty but, in some instances, the law allows people to be deprived of that fundamental freedom for their own benefit and to protect others. One such case involved a man with learning difficulties who was prone to sexualised behaviour towards children. The man, in his 40s, had a history of fire-setting and self harm and suffered from paedophilic syndrome. Despite his tendency to make contact with children for sexual gratification, he had never been convicted of such an offence. He was, however, subject to a guardianship order, imposed under the Mental Health…