The Chief Crown Prosecutor for the Northwest (of England), Nazir Afzal, is getting some heat for doing his job.
As the Chief Crown Prosecutor for the North West, I led the teams that brought the so-called Rochdale Grooming Gang to justice in 2012 for abusing up to 47 girls.
My work saw me go up against not only the offenders, but those who tried to intimidate me for bringing abusers before the courts. They said I had given racists a stick with which to beat minorities – I said our communities should be carrying their own sticks.
Right-wingers went after him too.
The network of prosecutors I lead has tackled grooming and child sexual abuse in England and Wales
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