VIDEO: Reaction to conviction of Rotherham child sex grooming gang

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Five people have this afternoon been found guilty at Sheffield Crown Court of a range of child sexual exploitation offences which took place in Rotherham.

Brothers Arshid and Basharat Hussain were found guilty of multiple rapes and indecent assaults of teenagers in the South Yorkshire town.

(l-r) Head of CPS Yorkshire and Humberside Peter Mann, Senior Investigating Officer Martin Tate and Director of Children Services with Rotherham Council Ina Thomas, give a statement after the verdict of the Rotherham Sex Abuse Trial. Picture: Andrew Roe

(l-r) Head of CPS Yorkshire and Humberside Peter Mann, Senior Investigating Officer Martin Tate and Director of Children Services with Rotherham Council Ina Thomas, give a statement after the verdict of the Rotherham Sex Abuse Trial. Picture: Andrew Roe

A third brother, Bannaras Hussain, 36, admitted 10 charges including rape, indecent assault and assault occasioning actual bodily harm at the beginning of the trial.

Brothers Majid Bostan, 37 and Sajid Bostan, 38, were cleared of all charges at Sheffield Crown Court.

Karen MacGregor, 58, and Shelley Davies, 40, were found guilty of conspiracy to procure prostitutes and false imprisonment.

After the conclusion of the trial South Yorkshire Police, the Crown Prosecution Service and Rotherham Council gave statements to the media outside the crown court.