Watkins 'conspired to rape a one-year-old girl,' court hears

Ian Watkins, lead singer of rock band Lostprophets, was remanded in custody today after appearing in court to face child sex abuse allegations.

The 35-year-old is alleged to have conspired with another woman to rape a one-year-old girl, Cardiff magistrates heard.

Ian Watkins of Lostprophets appeared in court today over sex charges. Credit: Ian West/PA Wire

He also stands accused of two incidents of conspiring to engage in sexual touching with two young children.

The conspiracy charges related to a period between May 1 and Monday, while the indecent images related to a period between August 12 and Monday.


Singer denies child sex charges

Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins has appeared in court to deny almost 24 sex offence charges, including two allegations of raping a one-year-old baby.