The Yorkshire Post reports:
Rotherham policeman ‘had sex with girls and dealt drugs’, abuse trial hears
A WOMAN has told the Rotherham child sexual exploitation trial that a police officer she confided in had sex with girls at houses where she was staying and would pass seized drugs to one of the defendants.
Over three days in the witness box, the woman has described how she was repeatedly abused and assaulted from the age of 11 when she was in the care of the local authority.
She described how she told a detective called Kenneth Dawes about what happened but no action was taken.
Asked by Michelle Colborne QC, prosecuting, how she found the detective constable, she told the jury: “He used to come to houses where we were.”
11 men guilty of sexually abusing white schoolgirl in Keighley
A JUDGE has criticised eleven men as “insolent and disrespectful” as they were found guilty of sexually exploiting a young schoolgirl in West Yorkshire.
Ten men, from Keighley and Bradford were found guilty of rape and an eleventh man was found guilty of sexual activity in a unanimous verdict following a seven-week trial. One defendant was also found guilty of raping a second underage victim in 2009.