Child sex abuse trial: MP welcomes guilty verdicts
CAMPAIGNING MP Sarah Champion today welcomed the conviction of eight men from Rotherham on child sexual exploitation offences.
Reacting to the guilty verdicts returned at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon, the Rotherham MP said: “I would firstly like to state my absolute admiration and thanks to the survivors for coming forward.
“These young women have been trying for years to be heard.
VIDEO: Child sex abuse trial: Police, CPS and council reaction
EIGHT men have been found guilty of 19 sexual offences against three young Rotherham girls.
Det Ch Insp Martin Tate, of South Yorkshire Police, Peter Mann, from the Crown Prosecution Service and Ian Thomas, Rotherham Borough Council’s children’s director gave their reaction outside Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon.
Second Rotherham Trial at Sheffield Crown Court: