Six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 in Rotherham

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Six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 in Rotherham Six men have been jailed for 101 years after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting young girls in Rotherham between 1998 and 2005. … Continue reading

Rotherham grooming scandal: £2m lawyers’ costs outstrip pay-outs to victims

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Rotherham Council and South Yorkshire Police have so far paid more than £2m to solicitors defending compensation claims from victims of the town’s child sexual exploitation scandal – significantly more than the amount paid for settled claims to date. The … Continue reading

Court issues FGM orders to safeguard two girls in Rotherham

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TWO girls have been safeguarded from female genital mutilation (FGM) following a court order. The interim FGM protection orders were granted by Sheffield Family Court to safeguard two girls from Rotherham following an application by South Yorkshire Police and its … Continue reading

Rotherham MP calls for national support service for sex abuse victims

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ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion praised the courage of those who came forward to secure Monday’s convictions and called for a national support system for survivors of child sexual exploitation and abuse. Ms Champion called for the introduction of a statutory … Continue reading

Unconditional support on offer for victims of child sexual abuse

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ALL victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham have access to a support service which is independent of the National Crime Agency and South Yorkshire Police. Tanya Wills and her team at the Independent Sexual Violence Advisory have supported victims … Continue reading

Rotherham child abuse scandal: Hundreds more under investigation after seven found guilty

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Andrew Norfolk More than 420 suspected offenders are under investigation in a £100 million criminal inquiry triggered by the Rotherham sex grooming scandal, it has been revealed. The figure was released by the National Crime Agency (NCA) as seven men … Continue reading

Evil gang of seven men found guilty of 24 CSE offences

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SEVEN men have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation (CSE) offences against five girls — and an eighth man has been cleared of all charges. Six men from Rotherham, and one from Sheffield, were found guilty of 24 offences … Continue reading