Paedophile Ian Watkins applies to appeal against jail term

Former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins, who was given a 35-year sentence after admitting 13 child abuse offences, has lodged an application for permission to appeal. The judge described him as "a committed and determined paedophile."

Disgraced star applies for permission to appeal jail length

The disgraced rock star and former Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins lodged an application for permission to appeal. Watkins was handed a 35-year sentence for a string of child sex offences, including a custodial term of 29 years and a further six on licence.

Watkins was sentenced to 35 years, Credit: Tara Vickers/EMPICS Entertainment

Watkins, 36, was sentenced at Cardiff Crown Court last month.

He confessed to 13 offences and was described as a committed and determined paedophile.

His two accomplices, Woman A and Woman B, were jailed for 14 years and 16 years respectively.

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