• Tuesday, May 24, 2022

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Outrage over Sikh girl grooming gangs

Police officer among 16 men charged with sexual abuse

By: Lauren Codling

SEXUAL abuse directed at young Sikh girls by UK grooming gangs has been “recklessly ignored” by the police, a new report has claimed. The study, released by the Sikh Mediation and Rehabilitation Team charity, has alleged police have been reluctant to investigate abuse aimed at Asian victims due to “political correctness”. According to the report Religiously Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of Young Sikh Women Across the UK, the group found evidence which demonstrated a history of mostly British-Pakistani grooming gangs targeting young Sikh females for over five decades. It claimed Sikh girls would be groomed by “fashionably-dressed adult Pakistani men travelling in…

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