– Senior Investigating Officer Detective Inspector Michael Sanderson, of the sexual offences unit
Today’s result reflects the gravity of the offences. These defendants have never shown the slightest bit of remorse and have forced their victims to re-live their horrific ordeals.
Today’s sentences provide a strong message that Greater Manchester Police and our partners will hunt down and prosecute anyone believed to be involved in the sexual exploitation of children.
Nine men have been sentenced to between four and 19 years in jail after being found guilty of being part of a child sexual exploitation ring involving vulnerable girls.