School cleaner pleads guilty to making and possessing indecent images of children
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A school cleaner has admitted making a possessing indecent images of children.
Parents of pupils at Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw, in Trevethin, Pontypool, have been told that Michael James Rouf has been suspended since the school was made aware of the court case.
Rouf, 25, of Church Avenue, Trevethin, received a three year Community Order and was placed on the sex offenders register for five years after pleading guilty to six counts of making and possessing indecent images of children.
He was sentenced at Newport Crown Court.
In a letter seen by the South Wales Argus, parents and guardians of students at the Welsh medium school, were made aware of the matter on the same day as the sentencing.
“We are sorry to have to inform you that Mr Michael James Rouf, who worked as a cleaner at Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw has this week been sentenced for possession of indecent images of children,” stated the letter, written by Ellis Griffiths, the school’s head teacher, Helen Rogers, the deputy head, and Rhian James, the school’s deputy safeguarding officer.