Police ‘were told girl was pressured to prostitute herself to Rotherham taxi drivers in 1990s’
Police were told an underage teenage girl was being pressured to have sex with Asian taxi drivers in Rotherham – but no action was ever taken, a court heard.
A 38-year-old woman, who said she lived at the home of defendant Karen MacGregor when she was 14 or 15 years old, said that she and other girls living in the property in the 1990s had been told to ‘earn their keep’ by having sex with men.
Child sex abuse trial: the defendants and charges
The defendants and charges in the ongoing Rotherham child sex abuse trial as are follows:
q Arshid Hussain (40), of East Cowick in Goole, who faces 29 allegations including rape, assault, indecent assault, conspiracy to rape and aiding and abetting rape.
q Karen MacGregor (58), of Wath, who is charged with two counts of conspiracy to rape, conspiring to procure a child to become a common prostitute and false imprisonment.