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NCA: An Oxford man wanted to ‘see a boy raped’ while using an online video conferencing platform sentenced Return to News 18 November 2018 An Oxford man who said he wanted to ‘see a boy raped’ while using an online video conferencing platform has been sentenced following an NCA investigation. Julian Brewer, aged 28, from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, was sentenced to 14 months imprisonment – suspended for two years, 120 hours’ community service, a 35-hour rehabilitation requirement and an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order. Brewer was sentenced yesterday (Thursday 15 November) at Oxford Crown Court. He had pleaded guilty to making indecent images of children at an earlier hearing on the 26 October 2018. The National Crime Agency received information in September 2017, that Brewer was using an online video conferencing platform to view indecent images of children. Investigators executed a search warrant at his home in John Morris Road and seized computers and mobile phones. During interview, Brewer admitted to investigators that he watched child abuse videos Brewer’s devices contained 114 Category A (the most severe) indecent images of children (IIOC), 23 Category B and 23 Category C. Brewer had streamed videos so that he could rewatch them for his own sexual enjoyment and he told investigators he was sexually attracted to young boys. Graham Ellis, NCA Operations Manager, said: “Brewer had more than 150 images and recordings of children and behind every single image is a child who has been abused. “NCA officers are dedicated to preventing child abuse and bringing to justice criminals who participate in and perpetuate their suffering. “Those who view child sex abuse and exploitation on the internet should expect to be found and prosecuted.” Share this Page: View the full article Read this West Midlands Police officers 'kicked out of Sikh temple as they try to recruit worshippers' This is the moment Sikh activists demanded police officers leave their temple as they tried to recruit worshippers. https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/watch-west-midlands-police-officers-15416251 Read this West Midlands Police accused of 'discriminating against white male officers's White male officers were blocked from promotion by West Midlands Police in order to give women and ethnic minority candidates a better chance. https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/west-midlands-police-discriminating-against-15418097 Do you think they have gone too far or is it a good policy? Read this NCA: Op Stovewood: six men jailed for 101 years for sexually abusing girls as young as 13 Return to News Six men have been jailed for 101 years after being convicted of raping and sexually assaulting young girls in Rotherham between 1998 and 2005. Mohammed Imran Ali Akhtar, Nabeel Kurshid, Iqlaq Yousaf and Tanweer Ali, all friends from Rotherham, were found guilty last month, alongside Salah Ahmed El-Hakam, Asif Ali and ‘X’, a man who cannot be named for legal reasons, following an eight week trial at Sheffield Crown Court. The offences relate to the abuse of five girls, one as young as 13, who were passed around to be sexually abused by multiple offenders. Mohammed Imran Ali Akhtar was the ‘ringleader’ and he took the lead in befriending the girls before introducing them to his friends. They were plied with drugs and alcohol until they couldn’t remember what was going on and in some instances, were threatened with violence or being transported and abandoned in an unfamiliar location if they didn’t comply with the sexual demands. Top (left-right): El-Hakam, Akhtar, Asif Ali Bottom (left-right): Kurshid, Yousaf, Tanweer Ali The men behaved as if the girls were their property and even after their arrests many years later, they showed no remorse for their actions. However, after seeing other men convicted and jailed for similar offences, Mohammed Imran Ali Akhtar’s confident demeanor began to crack. He approached one of the victims and asked “have the cops got in touch with you”. He tried to minimise what had happened by saying “that time was a different time .. like when we used to chill and we used to want the girls to do something with other guys ... there might have been times where some boys might have forced you to do something”. Sentencing him to serve 23 years behind bars, HHJ Wright said he "targeted and groomed" the girls "supplying them with alcohol and drugs". The other five men , Nabeel Kurshid, Iqlaq Yousaf, Tanweer Ali, Salah Ahmed El-Hakam and Asif Ali were sentenced to 19 years, 20 years, 14 years, 15 years and 10 years respectively. A seventh man, known as ‘X’, will be sentenced at a later date. Operation Stovewood Senior Investigating Officer, Paul Williamson said: “The men who have been sentenced today preyed on vulnerable young girls for their own satisfaction. They used violence and intimidation and believed they were untouchable by law enforcement. Today, as they begin serving their sentences, I want to reassure the victims and survivors across Rotherham that the NCA and our partners are committed to bringing child sexual offenders to justice.. “As we see yet more men jailed for sexually abusing girls in Rotherham, I would like to pay tribute to our victims and survivors who have placed their trust in us to support them through this prosecution, and for their courage in giving evidence in what must have been a hugely challenging and emotional experience for them all. “I also want to thank partners for their support in this harrowing investigation– particularly the Independent Sexual Violence Advocates (ISVAs) and the Crown Prosecution Service. “Working with South Yorkshire Police, Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the many other partners we are engaged with, we will not stop in our endeavors to ensure those who exploited vulnerable young people in the worst imaginable way will be finally held accountable for their crimes. Mike Duffy, from the CPS, said: “These men deliberately preyed on young, vulnerable teenagers, grooming and exploiting them. “They denied the abuse but evidence put forward by the CPS, including the victim’s accounts of the incidents, resulted in the jury finding them guilty. “I would like to thank the victims who came forward and bravely supported this prosecution.” There are currently 22 separate investigations under the Stovewood umbrella, with 153 suspects identified and 300 complainants engaging with officers. 24 suspects have been charged and 15 have been arrested (or attended a police station voluntarily) and bailed or released under investigation. A dedicated helpline has been set up for victims and survivors who want to get in contact with Op Stovewood officers. The number – 01925 266367 – is accessible 24/7 and gives the opportunity for people to seek advice and guidance on coming forward and talking about what has happened to them. Share this Page: View the full article Read this BBC: Brexit: I am going to see this through, says Theresa May Brexit: I am going to see this through, says Theresa May 15 November 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May asked about no-confidence vote: "Am I going to see this through? Yes." Theresa May has dismissed speculation she could be ousted as prime minister over her Brexit agreement, saying: "I am going to see this through". Speaking in Downing Street, the prime minister said: "The course I have set out is the right one for our country and all our people." She vowed to get the deal signed off in Brussels and put it to a vote of MPs. It follows a string of ministerial resignations and talk of a no confidence vote from Tory MPs. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey both quit earlier in protest at the withdrawal agreement, along with two junior ministers. And leading backbench Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg submitted a letter of no confidence in Mrs May to Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the Tories' backbench 1922 Committee. Live: Theresa May defends Brexit deal Raab quits over 'flawed' Brexit agreement A vote will be triggered if 48 Tory MPs write letters to Sir Graham. It is understood 48 letters have not yet been received. Mr Rees-Mogg told reporters that UK negotiating team had "given way on all the key points" adding: "The deal risks Brexit because it is not a proper Brexit." Mrs May spent nearly three hours fielding largely critical questions from MPs before holding a press conference in Downing Street to further answer her critics. She acknowledged the agreement had entailed "difficult and sometimes uncomfortable decisions". Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBBC's Laura Kuenssberg asks the PM if she "in office, but not really in power?" "I understand fully that there are some who are unhappy with those compromises but this deal delivers what people voted for and it is in the national interest," she said. "We can only secure it, if we unite behind the agreement reached in cabinet yesterday. "If we do not move forward with that agreement nobody can know for sure, the consequences that will follow. "It will be to take a path of deep and grave uncertainty when the British people just want us to get on with it. They are looking to the Conservative Party to deliver." Asked if she would carry on as prime minister if she won a no-confidence vote by a single vote, Mrs May said: "Leadership is about taking the right decisions, not the easy ones." She said her job was to "bring back a deal that delivers on the vote of the British people". She added: "I believe this is a deal which does deliver that, which is in the national interest and am I going to see this through? Yes." View the full article Read this PC Ian Naude, Serious Questions for answering Ian Naude: Cheshire PC convicted of raping 13-year-old girl 15 November 2018 Image copyright Cheshire Police Image caption Ian Naude admitted having sex with the teenager, but said it was consensual A policeman described as a "committed paedophile" has been convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl. PC Ian Naude, 30, joined Cheshire Constabulary "to gain the keys to a sweetshop" through access to potential victims, Liverpool Crown Court heard. The rape, which took place in his car, was filmed on his mobile phone. Footage of the attack was played to the jury. It has emerged Naude was already being investigated for sex offences when he became a student officer in April 2017. How a predatory paedophile become a PC Naude, of Market Drayton in Shropshire, was also found guilty of four charges of attempting to arrange the commission of a child sex offence and one charge of arranging a child sex offence, relating to five complainants aged between 12 and 15. The father of one, originally from South Africa, previously admitted 31 offences relating to grooming underage girls via a fake Facebook and Snapchat profile. Image copyright Cheshire Police Image caption Naude raped the girl after being called to her home to attend a domestic incident Cheshire Constabulary said Naude had passed the vetting process in October 2016 but that allegations of sex offences being investigated by two neighbouring forces in early 2017 did not get picked up. Latest news from the West Midlands During his two-week trial, Naude denied rape and sexual assault as he claimed the sex with the 13-year-old girl was consensual and that she "seemed to be enjoying it". The court was told he met the girl after he was called to her house over a domestic incident in October 2017. After looking her up on Facebook and exchanging sexual messages and photos, he returned to her home three days later. He picked her up while her mother was out and drove her to a country lane where he attacked her. Image copyright Cheshire Police Image caption Naude used names including "Bruce Wayne" and "King of the North" on fake profiles Naude deleted more than 750 photos from his phone after an "administrative error" meant he had been copied into emails relating to the police investigation into his conduct. He also concealed other devices including a second phone and a laptop in a field in Market Drayton. Cheshire Constabulary said this had "frustrated" and "set back" the investigation. Texts sent by Naude revealed a pattern, always starting conversations with "Hi, you look pretty and interesting", before quickly demanding nude images and threatening to expose girls to their friends if they refused. Image copyright Cheshire Police Image caption Naude threatened to expose his victims if they did not comply with his demands Cheshire Police's Det Ch Supt Aaron Duggan said Naude "joined police intentionally to commit this type of offending. "We know from our investigation that he's a sexual predator, a groomer and he's also a chancer." Acting Chief Constable Janette McCormick said she believed Naude had been working alone but it would be "naive" to think there were not other offenders within Cheshire Police. She has also said the force is now investigating other potential offences by Naude. Rape accused PC said girl 'enjoyed it' 'Paedophile' PC 'demanded nude pictures' 'Paedophile' PC 'raped teenage girl' Judge Clement Goldstone warned Naude he faced a "very significant sentence" and that even his defence conceded he had been "fairly depicted... as a cold, uncaring, selfish and cruel paedophile". An NSPCC spokesperson said it was "evil" of Naude to "shamelessly label it [the rape] consensual". Naude will be sentenced on 13 December. View the full article Read this BBC: Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigns Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigns 15 November 2018 Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned saying he "cannot in good conscience support" the UK's draft Brexit agreement with the EU. Theresa May announced on Wednesday evening that she had secured the backing of her cabinet for the agreement, after a five hour meeting. But several ministers were understood to have spoken against it. And there are suggestions of moves among Conservative backbenchers to force a no-confidence vote in her. This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. You can receive Breaking News on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App. You can also follow @BBCBreaking on Twitter to get the latest alerts. View the full article Read this BBC: Cabinet backs draft Brexit agreement 14 November 2018 Related TopicsBrexit The cabinet has backed a draft withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU, Theresa May has said. The prime minister was speaking after what she said was a "long, detailed and impassioned debate" in a five-hour cabinet meeting. She said it was a "decisive step" in the progress of Brexit, and would allow the agreement to be finalised in the coming days. Conservative Brexiteers have already criticised what is thought to be in it. Live updates: Crunch cabinet meeting over View the full article Read this Read More Police News