John Worboys' victims win human rights case against police

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Two women win claim for compensation after Met failed to properly investigate allegations

Two victims of John Worboys have won their claim for compensation from the Metropolitan police after the supreme court ruled that the force had failed to carry out an effective investigation into the serial sex attacker.

The landmark judgment sets a significant precedent for police liability in future cases by allowing victims to argue that they have been subjected to inhuman or degrading treatment under article 3 of the European convention on human rights.

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