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Child sexual abusers convicted

Release Date: 09 Aug 2017

Following the convictions of 18 people for sexually exploiting and drugging children, Barnardo's Chief Executive Javed Khan said:

"We are pleased these convictions recognise the appalling sexual crimes committed against children and young people in this case.

"It's really important we continue to prevent this terrible abuse against children and young people.

"We cannot underestimate the courage shown by the victims to speak out about the terrible abuse they have suffered. Barnardo’s knows through its specialist services how lives are devastated by this crime and has been offering therapeutic support to some of the children, young people and their families involved in this case. It’s vital such support continues.”

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