Child sex abuse trial: Politicians and council officers’ reaction

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THE leader of Rotherham Council said justice had finally been served to eight convicted sexual abusers jailed for 96 years – but MP Sarah Champion said this was just the “tip of the iceberg”. Cllr Chris Read, leader of RMBC, … Continue reading

Gang jailed for rape of 16 young girls in Rotherham

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The full scale of the havoc wreaked by a band of Pakistani brothers who raped and abused dozens of girls in Rotherham was revealed yesterday as eight men were jailed for multiple crimes against vulnerable teenagers. Among them was Sageer … Continue reading

Crime Commissioner says Police are ‘getting to grips’ with grooming after Rotherham verdict

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Dr Alan Billings has praised South Yorkshire Police after eight men from Rotherham were jailed for child sex offences yesterday. The Commissioner believes the verdict, relating to crimes against young teenage girls in Rotherham, will encourage more victims to come … Continue reading

Victim tells of ordeal as gang jailed for sex exploitation

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a victim who was abused by all eight defendants jailed for sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham has said: “A piece of me is missing and I will never get that back.” The woman’s victim impact statement was read to … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Judge outlines horrific impact on victims’ lives

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VIDEO: Child sex abuse trial: Survivor’s thanks for support after gang jailed GROOMERS thrive in their victim’s silence — but if you speak out someone will listen. That was the message from a child sex abuse survivor who today has … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Gang jailed for a total of 96 years

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Rotherham child abuse: Eight jailed for rape and sexual abuse of three girls Eight men who sexually abused three teenage girls in Rotherham between 1999 and 2003 have been jailed. The men, all from Rotherham, are Sageer Hussain, Mohammed Whied, … Continue reading

Eight men face jail over child sexual exploitation in Rotherham

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Eight men are to be sentenced today for sexually assaulting girls in Rotherham. A month-long trial at Sheffield Crown Court heard how the men ‘sexualised’ their victims and, in some cases, subjected them to acts of a ‘degrading and violent … Continue reading