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Ten jailed for more than 125 years for sex offences against eight victims

Ten men who committed sexual offences against a total of eight victims in Rochdale over a period of five years have been jailed for more than 125 years.

The girl made a complaint to police shortly after widespread media coverage of the 2012 convictions at Liverpool Crown Court of a number of Asian defendants for grooming white girls for sex in the town.

Seven other complainants, who were aged 13 to 22 at the time, also came forward to testify which secured convictions against a number of the defendants.

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Silent sex victims urged to speak out after men's jailing

Ten men who committed sexual offences against teenage girls in Rochdale have been jailed for a total of more than 120 years.

Nine men were sentenced on Friday, and another last year, for offences committed over a five-year period.

One of their victims has told ITV News that others in such situations must find the courage to speak out.

ITV News North of England Correspondent Damon Green reports from the court in Manchester:

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