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Powerful moment two brothers sexually abused by a Christian leader as kids confront paedophile

Two brothers abused by the same paedophile Christian leader have donned masks to confront him outside court. 

The brothers, known as ‘A’ and ‘B’, have struggled with the horrific abuse at the hands of Vivian Frederick Deboo which destroyed their relationship with their father, The Advertiser reported.

Deboo is appearing before the District Court in Adelaide on Wednesday for sentencing submissions after pleading guilty to multiple counts of indecent assault and gross indecency. 

This is the powerful moment two brothers, abused by pedophile Vivian Deboo in the 1990s, have donned masks to confront the South Australian man they call a ‘monster’

The brothers, known as 'A' and 'B' have struggled with the horrific abuse which destroyed their relationship with their father

The brothers, known as ‘A’ and ‘B’ have struggled with the horrific abuse which destroyed their relationship with their father

A group of supporters for the two victims were also outside court with demands for Judge Simon Stretton to refuse defence requests for a home detention sentence and jail Deboo.

In a recent victim impact statement, B called for Deboo to be shown ‘justice in its full force’ with a harsh jail term and called him a ‘monster’.

‘You sit here today with but one supporter by your side, everyone else in your miserable life has abandoned you … my brother and I stand here today with all these people,’ he said. 

‘Our society now understands that no longer can any single person, Church or institution stand by, hide, shelter or support paedophiles.’  

Deboo is appearing before the District Court on Wednesday for sentencing submissions after pleading guilty to multiple counts of indecent assault and gross indecency

Deboo is appearing before the District Court on Wednesday for sentencing submissions after pleading guilty to multiple counts of indecent assault and gross indecency

A group of supporters for the two victims were also outside court with demands for Judge Simon Stretton to refuse defence requests for a home detention sentence and jail Deboo

A group of supporters for the two victims were also outside court with demands for Judge Simon Stretton to refuse defence requests for a home detention sentence and jail Deboo

A’s statement ousted all those who supported Deboo from his wife to the church, saying they were ‘just as guilty as him’.

‘I take comfort at the stark contrast to your own pitiful situation as I look around at the amazing group of family and friends that are here to support me today,’ he said.

‘They are my army and together, today, we have conquered the enemy.’  

Now 74, Deboo received a two-year non-parole period in 1996 for some of his crimes, and was jailed for six years with a two-year non parole period for child sex offences for three boys between the ages of 14 and 16.

The brothers did not come forward about their abuse until 2015. 

'I take comfort at the stark contrast to your own pitiful situation as I look around at the amazing group of family and friends that are here to support me today,' he said

‘I take comfort at the stark contrast to your own pitiful situation as I look around at the amazing group of family and friends that are here to support me today,’ he said

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