Morwenna Clark was shocked to see her
husband Andrew Clark
, a former Chiltern District Council officer, was actually looking at child porn when she
expected to find him contacting a lover by email.Clark
, 58, of Mulberry Close, Tring, was sentenced to three years in jail after admitting a string of serious sexual offences when he
appeared at Aylesbury Crown Court on Monday.Clark
also indecently assaulted two young girls.
The court heard that Clark's wife spied him at his
computer in September 2002.
checked Clark's computer with a friend and found A4 pictures downloaded from the internet with sexual images of children and more than 30 CDs.
Clark's home was raided in December 2002, and despite attempts made to wipe the computer's hard drive, the police found enough evidence to charge him.
Last year police began investigating Clark
after two women made complaints of sexual abuse when they were aged between nine and 13.
Tamla McGhee, defending, said Clark
had indicated "total remorse and complete shame while there were no fits of violence and no evidence or distribution of the images".
The court heard Clark's marriage was heading for divorce and his
relationship with his
family had broken down.
was convicted after admitting seven indecent assaults on the two girls, one charge of gross indecency with one girl and five counts of possessing and making indecent photographs of children.He
will also go on the sex offenders register.Clark was members and electoral manager at Chiltern District Council before resigning.He
left in January.