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Claim: Police Dropped Cases Against 20 Telford Groomers Because They Were ‘Too Much Trouble’

Claim: Police Dropped Cases Against 20 Telford Groomers Because They Were ‘Too Much Trouble’

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
19/03/2018
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Three police officers have come forward to reveal how cases against Telford rape gang members were allegedly dropped because pursuing court orders was considered “too much trouble”.

One officer was said they were “horrified” by the decision and another claimed the scale of the abuse was “huge”, after a  by journalists suggested there could be as many as 1,000 victims in the small town. A least one of the police whistleblowers was prompted to come forward after the BBC  the views of Superintendent Tom Harding, of West Mercia Police, who argued the numbers had been “sensationalised” by the media. Furthermore, a mother of one of the victimised young girls who died in circumstances linked to the scandal claims nothing was done after she handed police a three-page list of potential suspects.