Child exploitation case – Five in court Leicester

Five men have appeared in court over the alleged exploitation of a 16-year-old girl. They face a total of 22 charges. The defendants, none have whom has yet entered a plea, were remanded back into custody following yesterday’s hearing at Leicester Magistrates’ Court. At their two previous court appearances, an order was imposed banning publication …

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Reporter behind sex grooming revelations to go before MPs

A JOURNALIST who spent two years investigating sexual exploitation in Rotherham will give evidence to MPs. Times reporter Andrew Norfolk will appear before the Home Affairs Select Committee on Tuesday . Mr Norfolk — whose coverage in September highlighted the plight of ignored victims — will be asked about his lengthy investigation. Committee chairman Keith …

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Anger as sex abuse report ‘turns blind eye to Asian Pakistani gangs’ –

Fury at result of Deputy children’s commissioner Sue Berelowitz’s study Said figures on Asian gangs weren’t enough to conclude particular issue NSPCC says there is danger of ‘turning a blind eye’ to abusers’ ethnicity Controversial: Deputy children’s commissioner Sue Berelowitz said the ‘model’ of Asian men targeting white girls was just one of ‘a number …

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