Children’s charities are outraged after Northumbria police paid a child rapist £10,000 to inform on a paedophile ring. Steve Ashman, chief constable of Northumbria police, said that the move was “morally right” after information led to the conviction of a major grooming gang in Newcastle.
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Were police morally right to pay a paedophile to inform?