At least £120,000 in bonuses were paid to senior South Yorkshire Police officers while the child grooming scandal was unfolding, The Star can reveal.

More than £50,000 was paid in just two years to former chief constable Med Hughes, who ran the force between 2004 and 2011.

Reported by the Sheffield Star. You can read the full story here. 

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