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There were 20 victims, some as young as 12, who had been groomed for sex by a ring of private-hire drivers.
They were abused in a room above the taxi six years and five months.
The cases of on-street grooming in the UK have borne comparison with incidents in the Netherlands involving young white girl being groomed for prostitution by Moroccan pimps, known as 'loverboys'.
The clue is in the title: a child.’ Weeks earlier, nine Asian men were jailed for the 'sustained sexual abuse' of a privately-educated schoolgirl who was forced into sex slavery aged 14 after being picked up by a gang in Rochdale, greater Manchester.Agencies have identified a long-term pattern of offending by gangs of men, predominantly from the British Pakistani community, who have befriended and abused hundreds of vulnerable girls aged 11 to 16.Experts claim the statistics represent a mere fraction of a 'tidal wave' of offending in counties across the Midlands and the north of England which has been going on for more than a decade. Once you register, you'll be able to manage your account online.If your print subscription includes digital access, you will also be able to log in to The Inquirer and Daily News replicas and using the same username and password login credentials.Those convicted allegedly represent only a small proportion of what one detective called a ‘tidal wave’ of offending in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Greater Manchester and the Midlands.The claims come after five Asian men were jailed in November for a total of 32 years for a string of sexual offences against girls aged between 12 and 16 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.But the relationship quickly becomes more sinister as the abuser plies the child with drink and drugs before effectively pimping her out to friends and associates.The worst cases involve young girls being moved around the country to be repeatedly abused.The offenders were not viewed as paedophiles but had picked the girls 'because of their malleability'.The report concluded that 'race is a delicate issue' that should be 'handled sensitively but not brushed under the carpet'.