November 2016

Jail for child sex offender

A man who sexually abused a teenage girl has been jailed for three years.

Abdul Shakoor, 45, of Fieldhouse Street, Wakefield was sentenced at Leeds Crown Court on Friday, November 18 after being found guilty of 11 sexual offences against a child.

Police began to investigate after the girl came forward in 2014 to say she had been the victim of sexual offences on five occasions between 2010 and 2014.

Shakoor was charged last year and has since being going through the courts.