From the Oxford Mail and the Daily Mail
YOUNG girls were too “afraid” to object to sexual abuse at the hands of a gang who sold them for sex, a jury at the Old Bailey heard yesterday.Mr Lucas said she was taken to properties in Cowley Road, Hertford Street, London Road and also the Nanford Guest House in Iffley Road.
A girl of 11 was sold to a child trafficker who branded her with his initial, a court heard yesterday. Mohammed Karrar, 38, also loaned her to abusers around the country for £600 an hour, it was alleged. Over five years she was repeatedly raped by large groups of men in what she described as ‘torture sex’, the jury was told.
The girl was so scared she only came to the police when she saw the news coverage of the arrests last March, he added. The alleged sex crimes are just some of the catalogue of "depraved" abuse outlined by the prosecution this week.
Many of the details are too distressing to publish.
Seven men of Pakistani origin and two from North Africa are accused of 79 offences against six vulnerable white British girls.
She identified her abusers as Akhtar ‘Spider’ Dogar, Anjum ‘Jammy’ Dogar, (non UK readers may not know that a Jammy Dodger is a popular biscuit) and brothers Mohammed and Bassam Karrar, Mr Lucas said.
“The Dogar brothers told her they owned her. She lost all sense of trust and control and just got on with what they wanted her to do.”
The girl ‘describes the Karrars as sick sex monsters’, Mr Lucas said. ‘They were always talking about sex and spoke about women in a vile manner. ‘Mohammed Karrar liked her to dress up and act out role play. Both brothers used to beat her.’
From the age of 12 the girl was sold to groups of Asian men who violently raped her in private homes and guesthouses around Oxford and elsewhere. Sometimes she was injected with heroin or given date drugs to ensure she complied with the gang’s sick demands, it was alleged.
Mr Lucas added: ‘It became routine for her to be taken to various locations, houses and hotels by the Karrar brothers so she could treat their guests. She would be made to dress up, wear very short skirts and a bikini top, do her hair and put on lots of make-up.
The girl said one of her “customers” at the Iffley Road guest house was Assad “Ali” Hussain. She said he was “big drug dealer” who gave her "the creeps".
Mr Lucas said Bassam Karrar once punched the girl in the face and threatened to kill her when she refused to have sex with him. He then raped her despite her pleas that she was pregnant, he said. The jury also heard the girl referred to Bassam as “Sam the Rapist”.
Another girl had sex with Mohammed Hussain and Assad Hussain between the ages of 12 and 14, the court heard. The pair’s DNA was also found in her underwear. Another had sex with Zeeshan and Bilal Ahmed when she was 15, Mr Lucas said.
Prosecutor Noel Lucas said one victim, described as Girl 3 because she cannot be named, was chosen as she was "unlikely to be believed", adding: "It did not take much for the police to be persuaded a crime had not been committed." He was speaking after the jury heard that in 2006 the girl told police she had been raped, beaten and drugged at the Nanford Guest House in Iffley Road.
Mr Lucas finished his opening statement telling the jury: “There is no room for prejudice or sympathy in this trial.”
The jury will not sit in court today as lawyers discuss legal issues. The first witness is due to give evidence on Monday.