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Six charged with child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield Watch

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    Five men and a woman have been charged with 53 child sexual offences relating to the alleged sexual exploitation of a number of girls in Sheffield.

    • Christopher Whiteley, 22, formerly of Sheffield, is charged with 12 counts of rape, two counts of sexual assault, two counts of conspiracy to rape, conspiracy to arrange or facilitate child prostitution, conspiracy to cause or incite child prostitution, and one count of theft.
    • Amanda Spencer, 24, formerly of Rotherham, is charged with eight counts of aiding and abetting rape, eight counts of arranging or facilitating child prostitution, and four counts of causing or inciting child prostitution.
    • Matthew Whiteley, 23, of Hackenthorpe, is charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child, two counts of conspiracy to rape, conspiracy to arrange or facilitate child prostitution, and conspiracy to cause or incite child prostitution.
    • Shane Whiteley, 29, of Hackenthorpe, is charged with two counts of conspiracy to rape, conspiracy to arrange or facilitate child prostitution, conspiracy to cause or incite child prostitution and attempting to cause or incite child prostitution.
    • Andre Francis-Edge, 24, of Parson Cross, is charged with conspiracy to rape and conspiracy to arrange or facilitate child prostitution.
    Some individuals are jointly charged on a number of offences.
    • Taleb Bapir, 38, of Burngreave, has been charged with rape.
    All will appear before Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Monday 21 March.The charges relate to eight victims and the offences are alleged to have taken place in Sheffield between 2005 and 2012.

    http://www.itv.com/news/calendar/upd...-in-sheffield/
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    Let's hope they'll rot in jail for the rest of their life. Sick to see a woman involved in this.
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    Scumbags. Lock them all up and throw away the keys.
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    What if they are innocent. Has a charge become guilt now? At least wait for a conviction before throwing away the keys.
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    (Original post by dozyrosie)
    What if they are innocent. Has a charge become guilt now? At least wait for a conviction before throwing away the keys.
    Well, yeah.


    To be fair, not all of them could have been involved for the entire duration - the only ones who were over eighteen at the start of the stated time period would have been Shane Whiteley and Taleb Bapir, the rest would have been like, thirteen or younger.

    Edit: I'm not saying that makes the younger participants innocent. If they molested children, they should be locked away. But as you say, if it turns out they were guilty.
 
 
 
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