Friday, January 6, 2012

Warren Jeffs church Followers are 'secretly holding underage girls for sexual purposes' it is alleged

Underage girls are still secretly being held by the followers of polygamist leader Warren Jeffs for sexual purposes, it has been reported.

A number of allegations have surfaced against Jeffs since he was jailed for life plus twenty years for raping a 12 and 15-year-old girl.

These are the latest allegations to surface after it came out on Tuesday that he has banned all his members from having sex and has voided every marriage.

Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff said on Wednesday he intends to look into the claim young girls are being held for sex.

He said: 'I believe there's still a half-dozen to a dozen places around the country where girls are still being held. And I'm very concerned about that.

'The worry is that there are still children being trafficked in potential sexual crimes or being held for the prophet for that purpose.

'We don't know exactly. But that is a concern and that is something I intend to look into.' Read More