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Yarl's Wood Centre trial: Two officers cleared of all charges

Syed Hussain and Bodrul Islam Image copyright SBNA
Image caption Syed Hussain and Bodrul Islam were cleared of all charges by a jury at Luton Crown Court

Two immigration centre officers accused of sex offences against a woman fighting deportation have been cleared.

Luton Crown Court heard the 23-year-old Roma woman was being held at Yarl's Wood pending deportation back to Eastern Europe.

Syed Hussain, of Elstow, denied sexual assaults and misconduct in a public office while Bodrul Islam, of Bedford, denied sexual touching and misconduct.

The pair, aged 34 and 30 respectively, were cleared of all charges.

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