Aboriginal child abuser who never attended residential schools given lighter sentence because residential schools

‘Collateral victim’ of residential schools gets 15 months for burning child 27 times with cigarette, lighter

MONTREAL — A Quebec aboriginal man who repeatedly burned a five-year-old girl with a cigarette, leaving permanent scars on her face, arms, legs and genitalia, has been given a lenient sentence after a judge determined he is a “collateral victim” of residential school abuse.