Former Hampshire choirmaster accused of child sex offences is bailed before US extraditionÂ

A FORMER choirmaster from Hampshire accused of child sex offences in California will be freed from jail days ahead of his extradition to the US.

Wednesday, 8th August 2018, 12:18 am
Updated Wednesday, 8th August 2018, 12:38 am

Roger Giese, who is in his forties and was born in America, was released on bail by a High Court judge on Tuesday to get his business affairs in order and say goodbye to his partner, ahead of his extradition on Friday.

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He is wanted in Orange County after allegedly molesting a boy aged under 14 when working as a voice coach for the All-American Boys Chorus 20 years ago.

A £10,000 security deposit has been paid to permit the bail, as well as the introduction of an electronically-monitored curfew between 4pm and 10am.