Protests as 18 defendants appear in court charged with child sex exploitation offences in Huddersfield

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Seventeen men and a woman have appeared in court charged with offences relating to the alleged sexual exploitation of children in Huddersfield. More than 20 police were on duty outside the West Yorkshire town’s magistrates’ court as the defendants appeared … Continue reading

Kirklees detectives charge 31 people over historic child sex abuse in Huddersfield

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Detectives in Kirklees have charged 31 people with numerous offences including rape and trafficking with intent to engage in sexual exploitation. The charges relate to historic sexual offences which took place between 2005 and 2012. Read more at: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/crime/kirklees-detectives-charge-31-people-over-historic-child-sex-abuse-in-huddersfield-1-9301780 31 … Continue reading

Sexual abuse of girl in Rotherham described as ‘unimaginable’ by NSPCC

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The sexual abuse of a young girl in Rotherham has been described as ‘unimaginable’ by the NSPCC as the charity urged other victims to come forward. The NSPCC spoke out after three Rotherham men – Riaz Makhmood, Sajid Ali and … Continue reading

Abuse survivor’s “bravery” praised as three are jailed for 15 offences

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THE senior officer in the team which prosecuted three men for indecently assaulting a young girl in a Rotherham graveyard and car park has praised their victim for her bravery in coming forward. Paul Williamson, senior investigating officer of the … Continue reading

Girl (13) “goaded” into performing sex act on 27-year-old man, court told.

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A MAN has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl 14 years ago. Arshid Hussain (42) denies forcing the girl to give him oral sex in his car in Rotherham town centre between January and April 2003 … Continue reading

Warning on Rotherham abuse brothers ‘ignored by police’

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Police failed to act for more than a decade after being given detailed warnings about four brothers at the centre of sickening child sexual exploitation crimes in Rotherham by a Home Office researcher. A mapping exercise shared with South Yorkshire … Continue reading

Rotherham abuse brothers’ appeal refused

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Two brothers who groomed and abused girls in Rotherham have had an appeal against their convictions rejected. Arshid and Basharat Hussain were part of a grooming gang jailed in 2016 for the “systematic” sexual abuse of teenage girls in the … Continue reading