— Report UK (@ReportUK) February 3, 2017
A UK judge on Thursday sentenced six Pakistani Muslims to lengthy jail terms for the systematic sexual abuse of two young British girls, aged 12 and 14, in the city of Rotherham. The youngest girl was impregnated by one of the men and even gave birth. “There’s evil and truly evil people in the world. I feel my child was the product of pure evil,” the victim declared in a statement read in court.
When the verdicts – 10 to up to 20 years in prison – were passed, the child rapists yelled “Allahu Akbar,“Daily Mail reports. In Rotherham, between 1997 and 2013, followers of the religion of peace have been responsible for the sexual abuse of some 1,400 British children, according to official reports.
Chief inspector Martin Tate, who earlier commented on the case, yesterday called the offenders “very, very dangerous” men that had shown “no signs of contrition.”
“Today’s hearing is the culmination of a lengthy and complex investigation into the sexual abuse and exploitation of vulnerable children in Rotherham nearly two decades ago. This is our third significant inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham and with the lengthy jail terms handed down to these individuals today, we have now put 18 criminals behind bars for over 80 years.”
“I’d encourage any victims and survivors out there who are yet to come forward to please get in touch or tell someone you trust. Officers and specialist support agencies are here to listen, to investigate and to bring perpetrators of this heinous crime before the courts.”
Reaction from Det Chief Insp Martin Tate following today's CSE convictions. pic.twitter.com/94yVYFAkSd
— Adele Forrest (@TiserAdele) February 2, 2017
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