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Discredited Hampstead ‘Satanic paedophile’ activist faces trial over perverting the course of justice allegation

PUBLISHED: 12:48 08 January 2016

Neelu Berry is accused of perverting the course of justice

Neelu Berry is accused of perverting the course of justice

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A campaigner who made discredited claims of a Satanic child sex abuse ring in Hampstead will stand trial over allegations of perverting the course of justice.

Neelu Berry today denied one offence at Blackfriars Crown Court.

The 56-year-old has made claims about a “paedophile” cult she claimed operated from Christ Church.

The allegations were originally made by two young children, now in foster care, in a campaign derided as “evil” and “baseless” by a High Court Judge earlier this year.

Ella Draper, mother to the two children, and her partner Abraham Christie, tortured the pair into making the false allegations – which resulted in innocent people being named in online videos seen by millions.

Berry will stand trial on July 11.

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