Rotherham abuse trial: Corrupt detective ‘paid to protect Basharat Hussain from arrest’
A corrupt police detective was being paid to protect a violent member of a Rotherham child grooming gang from arrest, a court heard.
One of 12 women alleged to have been victims of the gang said defendant Basharat Hussain had told her there was ‘somebody from CID he used to pay so he wouldn’t get busted’.
Child sex abuse trial: Alleged victim suing Rotherham Council and police “for waiting 15 years to act”
AN ALLEGED grooming victim claims police and social workers “knew” in 2000 that she was being abused by suspect Arshid Hussain.
The 33-year-old woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, confirmed in court today that she is suing Rotherham Borough Council and South Yorkshire Police for “waiting 15 years” before acting on the information.