Schoolgirl raped multiple times after abduction from Oldham police station was 'failed' | ITV News

by 24britishtvJune 22, 2022, 11:50 a.m. 18
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A schoolgirl raped multiple times by five men was "let down" by authorities who were "more concerned about covering up their failures", a report has found. Opportunities were also missed to bring her abusers to justice, and council and police chiefs tried to deny any wrong doing when approached six years later for an apology, the report added. Her case, which began in 2006, forms part of an independent report into Child Sexual Exploitation cases in Oldham, which found serious failings by both Oldham Council and Greater Manchester Police (GMP). But it was only included after 'Sophie' wrote an open letter to-then council leader Sean Fielding asking for it to be included, following years of denials that mistakes had been made. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

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