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Rotherham trial victim claims she was raped by town councillor

Rotherham trial victim claims she was raped by town councillor

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
26/02/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

A victim in the Rotherham grooming trial has claimed she was raped by a town councillor. The allegation can be reported for the first time following the conviction and sentencing of a gang of three brothers, their uncle and two associates for a  in the town over 16 years. The victim gave the surname of the man as Akhtar during an interview conducted by police for the purpose of the case. The prosecutor Michelle Colborne QC told the court that the victim said she did not want to make any further statement to police about the alleged rape until the trial was over as she was already so traumatised about giving evidence and felt she could not cope with questions on a further alleged crime.