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

‘My life has been destroyed’ by Rotherham abuse, says alleged victim

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A woman who says she was repeatedly raped as a 13-year-old in Rotherham said her experiences as a child have ‘destroyed’ her life. The woman, giving evidence for the third day at Sheffield Crown Court, said she or her parents … Continue reading

Police ‘arrested wrong man in Rotherham child abuse investigation’ – court

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Police initially arrested the wrong man as part of an investigation into historic Rotherham child sexual exploitation offences due to a mix-up with names, a court heard. The key witness in the case against eight men accused of sexually abusing … Continue reading