The ringleader of a gang convicted of grooming vunerable girls for sex in Rochdale has lost his appeal against his conviction today.
Shabir Ahmed was jailed for 19 years in May 2012 for his part in the paedophile ring.
The case was heard before the Court of Appeal in London.
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