Thu 18 Jan 2018
THE youth centre co-founded by a man convicted of possessing child abuse images has closed while it works with the council’s safeguarding board.
By Dave Doyle on Thu 11 Feb 2016
A MAN has been jailed for 18 years for sexually abusing a young girl for almost a decade.
By Michael Upton on Tue 09 Feb 2016
PARENTS are being urged to ensure their children are safe online.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 05 Feb 2016
ALLEGED child sex abuser Qurban Ali has told a court he is not the man referred to as Blind Ash that a woman said raped her and gave her heroin.
ALLEGED pimp Karen MacGregor used her co-defendant as a “guise” to help lure other girls into her home and was a “thoroughly dishonest woman”, a court heard.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 03 Feb 2016
A WOMAN alleged pimp Karen MacGregor was going to ask to be a character witness in support of her instead gave a statement against her when contacted by police.
THE alleged ring-leader of a child sex abuse gang has admitted that he was “no angel” but denied committing the 28 crimes he is charged with.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 02 Feb 2016
TWO defendants in the Rotherham child sexual exploitation trial will not take to the stand to give evidence or call any evidence to support their not guilty pleas.
ALLEGED sex abuser Sajid Bostan has told how he wanted to become a police officer and also worked for the prison service.
By Antony Clay on Sat 30 Jan 2016
BUSINESSES will be taught about the warning signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE) at a series of workshops.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 29 Jan 2016
ALLEGED child abuser Basharat Hussain has denied he was a “pimp, drug dealer, and a violent thug” and told jurors he can’t understand why three former girlfriends had turned against him.
AN ABUSE trial defendant told a court today it had been “heartbreaking” to see his brother accused of sex crimes on national TV.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 27 Jan 2016
ONE charge against child sex abuse trial defendant Shelley Davies has been dropped as the judge has concluded there was insufficient evidence against her.
A COURT has heard the account of a deceased police officer’s contact with a complainant in the Rotherham CSE trial which contradicts her claims he was involved in a “no prosecution deal”.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 26 Jan 2016
A WOMAN jointly accused of historical sexual offences alongside alleged “pimp” Karen MacGregor said it had been a “bad move” living with her, but denies any illegal sexual activity took place at her home.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 25 Jan 2016
A MAN has been jailed for four years after admitting three counts of sexual activity with a child.