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Ian Watkins, Lostprophets Singer accused in a sordid case of pedophilia

Ian Watkins Lostprophets Lead Singer
Ian Watkins, Lostprophets singer just spent a year arms in hand with a new album called Weapons released in April and securities " aggressive "as the single Bring 'em down , We Bring Arsenal year , Another Shot or Better off Dead , all written by vocalist Ian Watkins. An offense that has not done so much havoc, this fifth album Pontypridd Welsh is by far and almost unanimously the least favourite, and which may also fall quickly forgotten, overshadowed by a sordid pedophilia case in which Watkins and two other people - women - foreign group, was charged Wednesday, December 19, 2012 the court of Cardiff.

Ian Watkins, Lostprophets Vocalist Charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with girl under 13

Ian Watkins, LostprophetsVocalist, 35, was charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a (e) minor (s) under 13 years of possession and / or distribution of indecent images of children and extreme animal pornography. The suspect's identity was revealed by police South Wales to facilitate the ongoing investigation and appealed for witnesses. “I would encourage anyone who has any doubt or information it seemed important to contact us, "reported Inspector Peter Doyle, who is leading the investigation with a team of specially trained agents. Potential witnesses may occur with Operation at Globe 0800 056 0154, at, or with the NSPCC on 0800 389 5347.

Ian Watkins, Lostprophets Singer arrested as part of ongoing police investigation

Detained, Ian Watkins, lead singer of rock band Lostprophets is charged with two young women from Doncaster (South Yorkshire) and Bedford, aged 20 and 24 years were questioned at the police station in Cardiff and imprisoned for the same offense.

According to the BBC and The Independent , the rocker will answer six charges. It was confirmed that Watkins had conspired with a woman abusing a 1-year-old girl, according to what was said at the hearing of 90 minutes Wednesday. He is also accused of two attempted touching of two young children, possession, creation and distribution of indecent images of children (forty in the hands of the police); possession of extreme animal pornography. Charges of conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a (e) minor (s) under 13 years relate to a period from 1 May to 17 December, those concerning indecent images from 12 August to 17 December.

The three defendants are scheduled to appear in court in Cardiff on December 31. Ian Watkins's lawyer told the press that his client denies the allegations. Meanwhile, the three defendants sleeping cell, their application for bail was rejected - despite the proposal's mother Watkins to offer his home as collateral. The same six charges have been brought against the young 24 year old female accomplice in the conspiracy of sexual abuse of a minor, while the third prevented escape this charge but must meet the other five charges.

The outbreak of the scandal has dealt a blow to other members of Lostprophets, which has sold 3.5 million albums worldwide in fifteen years of existence. Jamie Oliver, Lee Gaze, Mike Lewis, Stuart Richardson and Luke Johnson responded quickly through a statement published on the official website of the group: “Following the charges today against Ian Watkins, Lostprophets we are in a state of shock. We discover the details of the case at the same time as you. This is a difficult time for our families and ourselves, and we want to thank our fans for their support, at a time when we seek answers. Jamie Lee, Luke, Mike and Stu. "

Already shaken by the terrible case of pedophilia Jimmy Savile, Britain was in turmoil.

Ian Watkins Lostprophets Vocalist on Stage

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