Rotherham sex abuse trial: Teenage girls ‘targeted’
10 December 2015
From the section Sheffield & South Yorkshire
Arshid Hussain faces 30 charges including five counts of rape
Teenage girls in Rotherham were “targeted” and “subjected to acts of a degrading and violent nature”, a jury has been told.
Five men and two women face more than 60 charges including rape and false imprisonment over a 10-year period.
Opening the case for the prosecution, Michelle Colborne QC told Sheffield Crown Court: “It is alleged that in differing ways they facilitated the sexual abuse of teenage girls.”
The seven defendants deny all charges.
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