Rochdale groomers face deportation to Pakistan


THREE Pakistani men convicted as members of a sex-grooming gang that targeted young girls are to be stripped of their British citizenship after a UK Court of Appeal ruling today. Abdul Aziz, Adil Khan and Qari Abdul Rauf, dual nationals of Pakistan and Britain, were among nine men jailed for offences including the rape and trafficking of girls as young as 13 in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, in 2012. British Prime Minister Theresa May, then UK Home Secretary, began the process of removing them from the British citizenship rolls in 2015. The men had challenged the decision on human rights grounds…

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