Three due to go on trial for child sex offences

By Michael Upton | 06/11/2017

Three due to go on trial for child sex offences

THREE men accused of child sex offences are due to go on trial today.

The first trial brought forward following the National Crime Agency’s Operation Stovewood probe into historic abuse in Rotherham will see Riaz Makhmood (39), Sajid Ali (38) and Zaheer Iqbal (39) brought before Sheffield Crown Court.

The men, all from the Masbrough area, face a total of 15 charges of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 14 in 1994.

The fact you are here means you are interested in what goes on in your town.

We want to continue holding local authorities to account, attending court and council meetings, as well as providing breaking news, competitions and offers – but it costs money. Online advertising does not cover costs, therefore we feel the need to ask for your help in ensuring we can provide the best possible coverage, online and in our printed products.
For as little as £1, you can support the Rotherham Advertiser – and it only takes a minute.
Click here to support local news.

Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email
Message us on Facebook