Ajaz Karim convicted of indecently assaulting six girls while he worked at Christ’s Hospital School

A top private school sports coach has been convicted of indecently assaulting his students.

Ajaz Karim sexually abused six girls aged 14 to 18 while he worked at Christ’s Hospital School, in Horsham, West Sussex, between 1985 and 1993.

The jury convicted the 63-year-old of nine charges of indecent assault and one attempted indecent assault at Brighton Crown Court on Thursday.

He is the school’s third former teacher to be convicted of sexual abuse.

Karim did not react as the guilty verdicts were announced. His son and ex-wife sat in the back of the court.

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