Who is Nazir Afzal? Former CPS top prosecutor who brought prosecutions against the Rochdale grooming gang

FORMER top prosecutor Nazir Afzal is credited with successfully leading the legal teams that reopened and prosecuted those involved in the Rochdale grooming scandal in 2012.

But why did the Birmingham born solicitor leave the role after 25 years with the CPS? Here’s everything you need to know…

Nazir Afzal OBE was the Chief Crown Prosecutor of the Crown Prosecution Service for North West England from 2011–15
Twitter / @nazirafzal

Who is Nazir Afzal? What’s his background?

Nazir Afzal was…

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