Report in +quot;The Sun+quot; Wednesday, June 27, 1990 By-lined by John Troup 17 HELD IN S
Report in "The Sun" Wednesday, June 27, 1990
By-lined by John Troup
17 HELD IN SATAN SEX KIDS SWOOP
"Occult" gang broken
A CHILD-sex gang which dabbles in devil-worship was smashed yesterday
after 100 police raided several homes.
Seventeen people - including a schoolteacher and an education officer
- were quizzed last night over allegations of abuse against children
aged eight to 15.
Mersey side Police Supt Albert Kirby said: "We are considering
digging up gardens to look for animal or human bones.
"We don't know ourselves exactly what we are looking for."
The raids follow a six-month probe by social workers from Liverpool
and nearby Knowsley.
Supt Kirby said: "There has been close co-operation between police
and social services to ensure the interests of the children remain
He said police are treating seriously claims that the child abuse is
linked to the "occult."
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