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Nine Bradford and Dewsbury men jailed for raping and sexually abusing two young girls
From the Yorkshire Evening Post Photograph from the BBC (I'll trust them with bare facts like names of defendants)
Nine men from Bradford and Dewsbury have been jailed for a total of more than 132 years for sexually abusing two young girls. The sentences were passed at Bradford Crown Court on Wednesday, February 27 after a trial which began in January.
Basharat Khaliq, 38, of Glaisdale Court, Allerton, Bradford, was found guilty of five counts of rape and one count of assault by penetration. He was jailed for 20 years.
Saeed Akhtar, 55, of Back Girlington Road, Bradford, was found guilty of one charge of rape and two charges of causing or inciting child prostitution. He was sentenced to 20 years.
Naveed Akhtar, 43, of Newport Place, Bradford, was found guilty of two counts of rape. He was jailed for 17 years.
Parvaze Ahmed, 36, of Farcliffe Road, Bradford, was found guilty of three charges of rape. He was sentenced to 17 years.
Izar Hussain, 32, of St Leonards Road, Bradford, was found guilty of rape. He was jailed for 16 years.
Zeeshan Ali, 32, of Durham Terrace, Bradford, was found guilty of sexual assault. He was sentenced to 18 months.
Kieran Harris, 28, of Fir Parade, Dewsbury, was found guilty of two counts of rape.
Fahim Iqbal, 28, of Quarry Road, Dewsbury, was found guilty of aiding and abetting one of Harris’s rapes. They were jailed for 17 and seven years respectively.
Mohammed Usman, 31, of Quaker Street, Bradford, was found guilty of two counts of rape. He was jailed for 17 years.
(From top left, clockwise)
Basharat Khaliq, Saeed Akhtar, Naveed Akhtar, Parvaze Ahmed, Zeeshan Ali, Fahim Iqbal, Izar Hussain, Mohammed Usman and Kieran Harris
A tenth man was found not guilty by majority verdicts.