A 71-year-old Palmerston man is due to appear in the Dunedin
District Court today on charges of indecent assault involving
Dunedin police said the alleged sexual offending spanned 30
years, from 1980.
The man was arrested yesterday by Oamaru police, and bailed
to appear in court.
Many charges were representative, and a considerable number
of further charges would be laid, police said.
The investigation into the offending was ''protracted'' and
complex, as additional victims emerged and further alleged
offending was uncovered during the course of the
investigation, police said.
All of the alleged offending occurred within Otago, including
Police would not comment further on the case yesterday, as it
was before the court.