He said the investigation was at "an extremely sensitive stage" and street grooming was the force's top priority, "a bigger priority than gun crime". Earlier the year-old leader of the sex ring, who cannot be rochdale sex ring convicted in Elizabeth for legal reasons but was also convicted of two rapes, aiding and abetting rape, sexual assault and trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation, was jailed for 19 years.
Share this article Share. Ann CryerLabour MP for Keighley, recalled in a BBC documentary filmed in that she had worked with the families of the victims involved, and had been "round at the police station virtually every week" and was "begging" both the police and social services to do something.
Shabir Ahmed received the longest sentence, 19 years for rape, aiding and abetting a rape, sexual assault, trafficking for rochdale sex ring convicted in Elizabeth exploitation and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with children. Dash for the 'Forbidden Island': people apply to live in four eco-homes on midge-infested Isle of Rum
Rochdale child sex trial: Case 'has race element', says MP. Already registered? Back to top Home News U. They are not thought to know one another or those convicted in the previous case. The victims were later approached by detectives to give evidence after the principal complainant came forward in The oldest person to be convicted, Shabir Ahmed,  was rochdale sex ring convicted in Elizabeth a while the main trafficker of the victims.
Airbnb hosts are branded 'fatphobic' after banning people over 16st from staying at their cottage - claiming One example mentioned was the issue of child protection for one of the victims, which was discussed in 40 meetings, without any record of police attendance.
The victims were coerced and bribed into keeping quiet about the abuse by a combination of alcohol and drugs, food, small sums of money and other gifts. Many of the offences date back 10 years and were first reported shortly after they were committed. Also cited were a lack of managerial oversight in and and lack of resources and managerial support for the investigations despite formal requests.