Duggar Sisters Sue Over Breach of Privacy in Josh Duggar Molestation Case

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Four of Josh Duggar's sisters have filed a lawsuit over a breach of privacy involving Duggar's allegations of child molestation.

It was revealed in 2015 that Josh Duggar had molested multiple underage girls when he was a teenager, four of whom were his sisters. CBS News now reports that Jill, Jessa, Jinger and Joy Duggar are suing the city and police of Springdale and Washington County, Arkansas over leaked documents related to the 2006 investigation into the molestation that took place when the sisters were underage.

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The sisters are also suing the publishers of InTouch Weekly, as the magazine published the story. The Duggars allege that the city and county provided documents to the magazine that contained enough information to identify them as Josh's victims.

InTouch reportedly filed a Freedom of Information Act request in 2015 to obtain the documents and published at least eight stories about the investigation. According to Arkansas law, however, police are forbidden from sharing specific information related to the sexual abuse of a child.

TMZ reports that during the investigation, the sisters were assured their statements would only be shared with police and child service officials.

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