Gary Glitter, former British pop star, convicted of child sex abuse, Rape and prostitution probe: 20 Tyneside men charged

February 6, 2015 Comments Off on Gary Glitter, former British pop star, convicted of child sex abuse, Rape and prostitution probe: 20 Tyneside men charged

Gary Glitter, former British pop star, convicted of child sex abuse
Gary Glitter — who is now 70 years old — could spend the rest of his life in prison. A London jury found him guilty of six crimes: one count of attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one count of unlawful sex with a girl under the age of 13, which carries a life sentence.
BY Meg Wagner  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS  Thursday, February 5, 2015

Former British glam rocker Gary Glitter was found guilty of sexually abusing against three young girls between 1975 and 1980.

The “Do You Wanna Touch Me?” singer — who is now 70 years old — could spend the rest of his life in prison, the Guardian reported….

The singer was first arrested in October 2012, the first in a series of arrests under Operation Yewtree, a national child abuse scandal investigation.

The one-time pop star was charged in June following a 20-month investigation. One of his victims was 8 years old when he tried to rape her in 1975. Two more were girls were 12 and 14 when he attacked. Some of the girls were his fans.

Glitter was cleared of three charges: two counts of indecent assault and one count of administering a drug to facilitate sexual intercourse. Still, the six other convictions could carry hefty prison time. The unlawful sex charge carries a life sentence….

The crimes sat unpunished for 40 years because of the “immunity of fame”, prosecutors said….

His career peaked in the early 1970s. He is best known for “Rock & Roll (Part 2),” a hit in both the United States and Britain. He fell into disgrace after being convicted and imprisoned on child abuse charges in Vietnam.
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/gary-glitter-pop-star-convicted-child-sex-abuse-article-1.2104387

Gary Glitter found guilty of child sex offences
Singer convicted of string of offences in 1970s and 1980s, including attempted rape of an eight-year-old child
Karen McVeigh Thursday 5 February 2015

Former Glam rock star Gary Glitter faces spending the remainder of his life in prison after being found guilty of a series of child sex offences on three young girls, aged between 8 and 13.

A jury of five men and seven women took two days to convict the flamboyant star, now 70, of six offences, committed in the 1970’s and 1980’s, including the attempted rape of an eight-year-old child and having unlawful sex with a 12-year-old girl, a charge which carries a life sentence.

Judge Alistair McCreath told him: “In light of verdicts, I am remanding him in custody.”

Glitter was cleared of two counts of indecent assault and one count of administering a drug or other thing in order to facilitate sexual intercourse. He will be sentenced on 27 February….

His predatory sexual offences against his child victims, including fans that helped propel him to stardom, went unpunished for 40 years because of the “immunity of fame”, the prosecution said during the trial.

However, that vanished after the singer’s fall from grace when he was found to have a “voracious” appetite for child abuse images. He was convicted in 1999 of building up a library of 4,000 such images, some involving children as young as two….

The jury did not hear about Gadd’s 2006 conviction and three-year prison sentence for molesting two girls aged 11 and 12, because it occurred in a Vietnam court, outside the jurisdiction of the UK….

His first victim, who first went to police in 1998, has faced a long wait for justice. A court decided that it was not at that time possible to try him for on charges related to her allegations.

Gadd was also tried in 1999 over the alleged sexual assault of a fourth teenage fan, a former girlfriend who said they began a sexual relationship when she was 14. He was acquitted after a controversial summing up, which drew complaints from children’s groups, in which the judge told the jury: “Some 14-year-olds look like sophisticated young ladies, a nightmare for many publicans.”….
http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/feb/05/gary-glitter-guilty-child-sex-offences

Rape and prostitution probe: 20 Tyneside men charged
5 February 2015
A huge investigation into sexual crimes against women and girls as young as 13 has resulted in 20 men being charged.

More than 100 potential victims have been interviewed as part of Northumbria Police’s Operation Sanctuary.

Nineteen men appeared at Mid and South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court.

The charges brought include rape, arranging child prostitution, sex trafficking, sexual assault, supplying class A drugs and false imprisonment, relating to 12 women and girls….
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-31151445

Northumbria Police have charged 20 people with sexual offences as part of Operation Sanctuary
5 February 2015 By Adam Luke
Northumbria Police Deputy Chief Constable Steve Ashman says it’s the largest number of charges that they have placed before a court

Twenty more people have been charged with sexual offences as part of police’s Operation Sanctuary probe.

The charges follow the 13-month investigation into allegations of offences committed against vulnerable women and girls across the North East.

So far, 31 people have been charged as part of the operation and the latest charges relate to 12 victims, aged between 13 and 25….

“To date, this part of the investigation has involved speaking to over 100 potential complainants, a dozen of whom have been identified as victims in relation to today’s charges….
http://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/north-east-news/northumbria-police-charged-20-people-8587632

 

Ex-DJ Ray Teret ‘raped girl with Jimmy Savile’ , Council sent abused girl back home to rapist father

October 9, 2014 Comments Off on Ex-DJ Ray Teret ‘raped girl with Jimmy Savile’ , Council sent abused girl back home to rapist father

Ex-DJ Ray Teret ‘raped girl with Jimmy Savile’  7 October 2014
Ray Teret was a friend of Jimmy Savile

A former radio DJ raped a 15-year-old girl “acting together” with Jimmy Savile, a court has been told.

Ray Teret, 72, from Altrincham, Greater Manchester, was a flatmate of Savile’s and worked for him as his chauffeur.

Mr Teret is facing more than 30 charges of sex abuse dating to the 1960s, including 18 counts of rape, all of which he denies.

He is on trial with two other men, William Harper and Alan Ledger, who also deny the charges against them.

The two defendants were described at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court as “friends and associates” of Mr Teret.

‘Used celebrity’

Mr Teret had worked as a DJ for pirate station Radio Caroline and Piccadilly Radio in Manchester.

The charges against him include rape, attempted rape and indecent assault….
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29523976

Council sent abused girl back home to rapist father
2 October 2014

Bradford Metropolitan Council has paid £160,000 to a woman who was sent from a care home back to live with the father who had already raped her.

Sarah* gave evidence against her father in court about the rapes, which took place from the age of ten, but he was acquitted.

She was then sent back to live with him, where she was repeatedly raped, fell pregnant and gave birth to his child.

He was eventually imprisoned, but Sarah, now 25, said her torment would “never end” because her baby was fathered by the man who made her life “miserable”.

Bradford Metropolitan Council said they were “deeply sorry for not doing enough” to keep Sarah safe, and agreed a settlement of £160,000 for her “terrible ordeal”….
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29462525

Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years over child sex offences, Is there government cover-up of child genocide and mass graves?

December 19, 2013 Comments Off on Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years over child sex offences, Is there government cover-up of child genocide and mass graves?

Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years over child sex offences 18 December 2013

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has been sentenced to 35 years for a string of child sex offences including the attempted rape of a baby.

Watkins, 36, from Pontypridd, pleaded guilty at Cardiff Crown Court last month to 13 child sex offences.

His two co-defendants, who are the mothers of children he abused, were jailed for 14 and 17 years….

IPCC INVESTIGATION

Police watchdog the IPCC is investigating three forces over their handling of allegations made about Ian Watkins between 2008-2012.

South Yorkshire, Bedfordshire and South Wales are being investigated over information received about Watkins prior to his arrest in December 2012.

Three other forces, Essex, West Yorkshire and the Metropolitan Police, also supplied information that they had been given about Watkins for the inquiry but are not currently under investigation.

An officer from South Wales is the focus of the IPCC probe there.

Three reports were made to South Yorkshire between March and May 2012 relating to Watkins.

A member of the public reported an allegation of child abuse against Watkins in October 2012 to Bedfordshire Police.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-25412675

Is there government cover-up of child genocide and mass graves? 

Judy Byington Saratoga Springs Child Abuse Examiner
December 18, 2013

Thirty small skeletons were discovered in an unmarked mass grave-site at the Port Alberni BC United Church of Canada residential school for native children….

The United Church child burial site was accidentally found in September by pipe fitters and two months after a July 17 2013 Brampton Guardian article accused the school of deliberately starving children to death in government experiments. http://www.bramptonguardian.com/news-story/3895705-canada-starved-aboriginal-children-in-name-of-science/

Evidence of US and Canadian church and state’s genocide of children dated to the 1800s and continued through the 1990s. This abuse, rape and murder of “throw-away” children is thought covered up by the Canadian-US governments and military doing mind control experiments in connection with Lutheran, Catholic and United Churches, plus 80 US and Canadian institutions including 44 colleges and universities. The traumatization of children to create “super spies” began at least by 1953 when the CIA imported Nazi specialists from Hitler’s Germany for human experiments in the US and Canada and a mind control program eventually known as MKULTRA. http://ritualabuse.us

The media has remained silent on this child holocaust, though thousands of pieces of evidence used in the 2013 ITCCS international court was documented in Kevin Annett’s “Hidden No Longer: Genocide in Canada, past and present.” http://www.hiddennolonger.com   ….

The problem of child exploitation by church and state appeared extensive, went far beyond the 50,000 missing children and was said to involve international child exploitation rings. Survivors are gathering signatures for a Congressional investigation of the US involvement: http://www.change.org/petitions/us-congress-survivors-request-investigation-cia-mind-control-of-children

The petition and history of the government mind control program can be found at: http://www.ChildAbuseRecovery.com http://www.examiner.com/article/is-there-government-cover-up-of-child-genocide-and-mass-graves

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