Arshid and Basharat Hussain were part of a grooming gang jailed in 2016 for the “systematic” sexual abuse of teenage girls in the town.
An application to overturn their convictions for offences, including rape and false imprisonment, was refused at Leeds Crown Court earlier.
Arshid Hussain’s appeal to reduce his 35-year sentence was also refused.
“Supremely evil” child sex abuser’s court appeal kicked out
THE country’s top judge labelled convicted paedophile Arshid Hussain “supremely evil” as he threw out his appeal.
Rape gang ringleader Hussain (42, pictured below) — jailed for 35 years in February — was hoping to overturn his conviction and sentence.
But the appeal process came to an end as the The Lord Chief Justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, sitting in Leeds, threw out the case.
Det Chief Insp Martin Tate, who ran CSE investigation Operation Clover from 2013, welcomed the decision.
Rotherham child sex abuse brothers have appeals rejected
Two Rotherham brothers jailed for raping, abusing and prostituting young girls have had their request for appeals rejected by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales and two High Court judges.
Arshid Hussain and Basharat Hussain, who were jailed in February last year for sexually exploiting girls in Rotherham, appeared before the Court of Appeal in Leeds yesterday.