*Birmingham City Council v Riaz and others

Child – Protection. The court was concerned with a vulnerable young person, AB, who was 17 years old and whom it was asserted by the local authority that she was the victim of child sexual exploitation by, at least, ten much older men. The authority applied for civil injunctions under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court in respect of the men. The Family Division granted the injunctions as requested and the reporting restrictions order in respect of each respondent were discharged.

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