Ronald Arthur Sayers, a former Alberta Children's Hospital worker has been sentenced to a prison term of four years on Charges of sexual assault and sexual interference against two teen girls.
Court of Queen's Bench judge, Sandra Hunt McDonald sentenced the former Children's Hospital employee to 3 ½ years for molesting one of the girls. An extra sentence of six months was given for sexually touching a 11-year old girl.
"The sentence must reflect society's abhorrence of such crimes ... sexual or other violent crimes against children," Calgary Herald quoted the judge as saying Friday.
"The aggravating factors in this case are that the accused abused two young girls under the age of 14 years old," said the judge.
56-year old Ronald Arthur Sayers denied the charges saying his touching those young girls had no sexual intentions. His defence for himself, however, was nullified by the court.
"The accused was not a credible witness, he was either evasive or his explanations were wholly implausible," declared Hunt McDonald when Sayers appealed for innocence.
Ronald Sayers was found guilty last April of sexual assault and sexual interference in incidents which dates back to 1998.
Following the sentence, Sayers was also forbidden to have any unsupervised contact with children below 16 and he was registered as a sex offender for 20 years.
He is also not allowed to posses any weapons or fire arms for ten years.
Sayers was also accused of touching a four-year old girl and touching a 17-year old girl's breast and genital areas when she visited hospital for a brace fitting. However, Sayers was found not guilty in these two accusations.
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