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Posted by Besoeker 2012-05-09 02:03||
#3 Police accused of not investigating child sex gang for fear of appearing raciststereotypical.
Posted by gorb 2012-05-09 03:18||
#4 The BBC adds this critical detail about the original 2008 report:
The teenager was arrested outside a takeaway in Heywood in August 2008 for being disruptive.
She alleged one of the workers had groomed and then raped her.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) investigated Kabeer Hassan and another man, aged 59, but it was nearly a year later when a CPS lawyer decided to drop the case.
According to Nazir Afzal, chief prosecutor for the North West, the lawyer had viewed six hours of video testimony from the girl and also had DNA evidence, but decided "she would not be viewed as a credible witness by a jury".
The file of the girl's allegations was one of the first on Mr Afzal's desk when he started his new job in the summer of 2011 and he took "an immediate decision" to prosecute Hassan and the 59-year-old man.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-05-09 09:43||
#5 I hope their children are next.
Posted by Hellfish 2012-05-09 12:16||
#6 I don't hellfish. Why punish the children for the parens' failure?
Posted by Deacon Blues 2012-05-09 12:20||
#7 Probably because they were taking notes and/or helping pick the targets?
Posted by Charles 2012-05-09 16:39||