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Arif Ansari Trial: Rotherham Sexual Abuse Victim 'Felt Sick' When BBC Revealed Her Identity

A victim of sexual exploitation in Rotherham panicked and ‘felt sick’ after she heard her identity revealed in a live BBC radio broadcast, a court has heard.Senior BBC executive Arif Ansari has gone on trial accused of breaching the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992 which entitles all complainants of sexual offences to lifelong anonymity.Sheffield Magistrates’ Court heard on Thursday how BBC Asian Network reporter Rickin Majithia revealed the real name of the complainant in a rape trial during a live report of the case in February 2018.Prosecutor Neil Usher told...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Thursday, 17 January