Child sex abuse trial: MP welcomes guilty verdicts

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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 … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Eight guilty on 19 abuse charges

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Child sex abuse trial: Eight guilty on 19 abuse charges EIGHT men have been found guilty of 19 sexual offences against three young Rotherham girls. The jury in the trial of the men at Sheffield Crown Court this afternoon returned … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Jury out

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THE jury in the trial of eight men over for child sexual exploitation offences allegedly committed in Rotherham up to 17 years ago has retired to consider its verdict. Sheffield Crown Court has been hearing evidence since September 13 about … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Prosecutor: “Alleged victim’s evidence was very impressive”

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THE level of detail an alleged child abuse victim has gave in evidence about defendants who claim they have never met her was “pretty impressive”, a prosecutor told a jury. In her closing speech at the trial of eight men … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Defendant’s “shock” at “false rape allegation”

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A FORMER taxi driver said he was “shocked” and “gutted” when a rape complainant identified him as her attacker, a court heard. Asif Ali (31) is on trial at Sheffield Crown Court, along with seven other men for historic sexual … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Alleged victim “made up” rape claims

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A MAN accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl has told a court she had made up the allegations because he “didn’t get on with her former partner.” Ex-boxer Waleed Ali (34) is charged with rape and indecently assaulting the … Continue reading

Rotherham abuse trial: Accused brands allegations ‘false’

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A man accused of sexually abusing three girls in Rotherham has said he would “never do such a thing”. Ishtiaq Khaliq, 33, is on trial at Sheffield Crown Court charged with rape and three counts of indecent assault. However, he … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Police “paid victim £140 after losing evidence”

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Child sex abuse trial: Police “paid victim £140 after losing evidence” POLICE reimbursed a rape complainant with £140 after losing the clothes she claimed she had been sexually assaulted in, a court heard. Sheffield Crown Court heard the 13-year-old girl … Continue reading

Rotherham abuse trial: ‘Abuse turned my daughter into an animal’

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A woman who was allegedly raped and abused by eight men in Rotherham changed from a “lovely girl to an animal”, her mother told jurors. The witness also said her family had been forced to move to Spain to escape … Continue reading

Child sex abuse trial: Alleged victim messaged accused “to use him”

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A WOMAN has admitted in court to talking online to a man she claims indecently assaulted her when she was a teenager — but said she had just wanted to “use him”. The woman (28) is the second female complainant … Continue reading