BREAKING: Man charged with child sexual exploitation offences

Operation Clover detectives have charged a 38-year-old man with a number of offences relating to child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

Sajid Bostan has today (Tuesday 23 June) been charged with eleven charges, including rape, indecent assault, buggery and attempted rape.

It is alleged the offences occurred between 1990 and 2001.

Bostan has been bailed to appear before Rotherham Magistrates’ Court on 25 June.

He has been charged as part of Operation Clover, a joint investigation by South Yorkshire Police in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the Crown Prosecution Service.

It is one of a number of non-recent child sexual exploitation investigations in Rotherham and South Yorkshire Police continues to work in partnership with Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council and the Crown Prosecution Service.

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Martin Tate, who is leading the inquiry, said: "The Operation Clover team is committed to prosecuting those responsible for the sexual exploitation of children and are working tirelessly to ensure perpetrators are held to account.

"We are absolutely determined to achieve justice for survivors of such abuse and encourage all victims to come forward in the knowledge they will be listened to."

Anyone with concerns about child sexual exploitation should contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Always call 999 in an emergency.

You can also report child sexual exploitation online through the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre.