Rotherham abuse trial: Basharat Hussain ‘in love’ with alleged victim

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Rotherham abuse trial: Basharat Hussain ‘in love’ with alleged victim A man accused of sexually abusing teenage girls in Rotherham has said he was ‘in love’ with one of his alleged victims and tried to get her to move to … Continue reading

Champion progresses further – Cruel, unfair and discriminatory

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Cruel, unfair and discriminatory The recent ruling of the Court of Appeal confirmed what Labour, local councils, charities and campaign groups have been saying since the ‘bedroom tax’ was first introduced – it unfairly discriminates against society’s most vulnerable people. … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Basharat Hussain denies abusing schoolgirl

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Child sex abuse trial: Basharat Hussain denies abusing schoolgirl ALLEGED child abuser Basharat Hussain has denied he was a “pimp, drug dealer, and a violent thug” and told jurors he can’t understand why three former girlfriends had turned against him. … Continue reading

Former Rotherham detective was arrested after accessing police databases for his own benefit

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Former Rotherham detective was arrested after accessing police databases for his own benefit A former Rotherham detective was arrested on suspicion of misconduct in public office after accessing police databases for his own benefit. Sheffield Crown Court heard how PC … Continue reading

Rotherham abuse trial: One accused ‘knew’ witnesses

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Rotherham abuse trial: One accused ‘knew’ witnesses A man accused of sexually abusing vulnerable girls in Rotherham has said he knew four of six alleged victims who had given evidence against him. Basharat Hussain, 39, one of seven defendants, denies … Continue reading

Council tax rise approved in bid to help cash-strapped South Yorkshire Police

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Council tax rise approved in bid to help cash-strapped South Yorkshire Police A 3.3 per cent increase to South Yorkshire Police’s share of council tax was approved today as the force attempts to plug a £10.5 million funding black hole. … Continue reading