Vic Court Staffer Sacked Over Pell Report
A Victorian County Court employee has reportedly been sacked for looking up information relating to Australia's most senior Catholic, who's been charged with historical sexual offences.
The staffer had improperly accessed restricted information on Cardinal George Pell through the court's computer system, the Herald-Sun reported on Wednesday.
There are reports this morning that a Melbourne court staffer has been sacked over accessing highly sensitive information relating to Cardinal George Pell's impending trial on multiple historical sexual offence charges. #9News pic.twitter.com/t7U2lEVyTM— Nine News Melbourne (@9NewsMelb) May 15, 2018
"When improper access to information is found to occur, the court takes decisive action. This is exactly what has occurred in this case," it quoted a court spokeswoman as saying.
Cardinal Pell has denied all of the allegations made against him.
His case returns to the court on Wednesday for a further directions hearing.