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Eight members of Huddersfield grooming gang told they can appeal convictions   

 

The gang of 20 members who abused at least 15 vulnerable girls between 2004 and 2011 were jailed for more than 220 years last October. A month later, 17 members of the gang lodged appeals, including the ringleader who was given a life sentence and one man who is thought to be on the run, while an eighteenth member, Manzoor Hassan, also recently lodged an appeal.

Now, a judge at the Court of Appeal has referred most of the applications made on behalf of the defendants in the first trial to the full court. This means three judges will decide whether to grant or refuse them leave to appeal.

The same judge refused all applications made on behalf of the defendants in the second trial, except for Hassan whose application is still being processed. The refused applications can be renewed up until the end of the month, according to the Examiner Live. Two of the men’s applications are still being processed as they were submitted after the others. Read more

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Eight members of Huddersfield grooming gang told they can appeal convictions   

The gang of 20 members who abused at least 15 vulnerable girls between 2004 and 2011 were jailed for more than 220 years last October. A month later, 17 members of the gang lodged appeals, including the ringleader who was given a life sentence and one man who is thought to be on the run, while an eighteenth member, Manzoor Hassan, also recently lodged an appeal.

Eight members of Huddersfield grooming gang told they can appeal convictions   

The gang of 20 members who abused at least 15 vulnerable girls between 2004 and 2011 were jailed for more than 220 years last October. A month later, 17 members of the gang lodged appeals, including the ringleader who was given a life sentence and one man who is thought to be on the run, while an eighteenth member, Manzoor Hassan, also recently lodged an appeal.