Incest case shocks Australia as 8 family members arrested in series of raids

New South Wales police officers arrest a man following a multi-state operation investiating suspected historical and ongoing child abuse in New South Wales, Australia.
New South Wales police officers arrest a man following a multi-state operation investiating suspected historical and ongoing child abuse in New South Wales, Australia.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

SYDNEY - Six years ago, police in Australia raided an isolated ramshackle rural property and discovered a depraved family scene that shocked the nation.

Living on the remote bushland property, about 120 kilometres from Canberra, was a family of almost 40 members who were involved in horrific crimes of incest and paedophilia stretching back decades.

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