Thursday, January 10, 2013

Ian Watkins refused bail over child rape plot charges

The singer of top rock band Lostprophets was refused bail today and remanded in custody after being accused of plotting to rape a child.

Frontman Ian Watkins, 35, is facing six child sex offences - including conspiring with a woman fan, 24, to rape a girl under the age of 13.

The singer and two women are also accused of conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child under 13.