- Six members of child sex gang given sentences between 10 years and 20 years
- Two of the defendants shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ as they were led away from dock
- The gang sexually abused two young Rotherham girls between 1999 and 2001
- One victim fell pregnant aged 12 after being groomed with alcohol and drugs
Members of a Rotherham sex gang today yelled ‘Allahu Akbar’ in court as they were jailed for abusing a girl who fell pregnant aged 12 after being groomed with alcohol.
Six men were given sentences between 10 years and 20 years – and totalling more than 80 years – by a judge who heard details of how two young girls were sexually abused in the South Yorkshire town between 1999 and 2001.
Judge Sarah Wright described how one of the girls was plied with alcohol and drugs and was having sex with a number of men from the age of 11.
The victim, in a statement read to the court, said: ‘There’s evil and truly evil people in the world. I feel my child was the product of pure evil.’
The sentencing marks the end of a series of three major trials after a report on child sexual exploitation in Rotherham revealed that more than 1,400 youngsters had been groomed, trafficked and raped in the town over a 16-year period.
It has led to 18 people being jailed for sentences totalling more than 280 years.
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