While Tommy Robinson was imprisoned the same day he was arrested, a convicted Pakistani rape gang gets taxpayer money.
A rape gang it the U.K. got millions to fight the charges against them. Now, they’re going to get more to fight against deportation even though they have been found guilty. This is the same country where native borne parents were denied legal aid to fight against the medical system on behalf of their eleven-month-old son.
The contrast between how rape gangs are treated by the government and how critics of rape gangs are treated by the government is nauseating.
Members of an Asian grooming gang are being given legal aid to fight deportation – after it emerged they have already received more than a £1million to unsuccessfully defend criminal charges.
There was outrage last night as it was revealed the paedophiles – who preyed on girls as young as 13 – are getting more taxpayers’ money to battle moves to strip them of their British passports and send them back to Pakistan.
The case is particularly sickening because, despite the depraved nature of their crimes, the men are trying to exploit Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights – which safeguards the right to family life.
The four – who raped, abused and tormented young girls – claim booting them out of the country will harm their families.
Shabir Ahmed, 64 – the ringleader of the Rochdale child sex gang – Abdul Aziz, Adil Khan and Abdul Rauf all received hundreds of thousands of pounds in legal aid at their original trial.
By contrast, Chris Gard and Connie Yates were denied any legal aid in their case against Great Ormond Street Hospital to take sick 11-month-old son Charlie to the US for experimental therapy.
Victims of the IRA Hyde Park bomb attack have also been refused legal aid to fund a private prosecution against chief suspect John Downey, 64, who is accused of murdering four soldiers and injuring 31 in the July 1982 atrocity.
[…]The four Pakistani men were convicted in May 2012 of preying on girls in Rochdale, plying them with drink and drugs before they were ‘passed around’ for sex.