Guilty verdicts in child abuse ring

Verdict in trial of gang which sexually exploited underage girls in Oxford area

During the trial the jury was told the gang sexually exploited girls as young as 11 between 2004 and last year in the Oxford area. Photo credit should read: William Conran/PA Wire

During the trial the jury was told the gang sexually exploited girls as young as 11 between 2004 and last year in the Oxford area. Photo credit should read: William Conran/PA Wire

Tue, May 14, 2013, 16:14

A paedophile ring was found guilty today of a catalogue of charges involving vulnerable underage girls who were groomed for sexual exploitation.

Brothers Akhtar Dogar, 32, and Anjum Dogar, 31, and Kamar Jamil, 27, were convicted of rape, facilitating child prostitution and trafficking.

Assad Hussain, 32, was convicted of two counts of sexual activity with a child.

Mohammed Karrar, 38, was found guilty of rape of a child under 13 and procuring abortion, conspiracy to rape, child prostitution and trafficking.

The verdicts were delivered at the Old Bailey at the end of a five-month trial during which the jury was told the gang sexually exploited girls as young as 11 between 2004 and last year in the Oxford area.

Verdicts were also being delivered on similar charges involving other defendants.

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