Vulnerable girl, 13, was sexually exploited by group of men and boys in Keighley, jury hears
A SCHOOLGIRL was raped, threatened and assaulted by a group of men and boys who sexually exploited her over a 12 month period, a jury at Bradford Crown Court heard today.
The vulnerable and unhappy child was 13 when the abuse began in 2011 while she was delivering drugs for a boy two years her senior, it is alleged.
Thirteen men and a youth of 17 deny a total of 27 offences of raping and sexually abusing the girl who was reported missing 71 times from her home in Keighley.
All but one defendant is accused of raping the child, who was violated in a disused underground car park at the former Keighley Police Station, behind the town’s library and in the grounds of Cliffe Castle and in Burgess Park, prosecutor Michelle Colborne QC told the jury.
Keighley girl was raped by 14 men in 13 months, court hears
Thirteen men and a 17-year-old go on trial at Bradford crown court charged with a total of 28 sexual offences against girl when she was 13 and 14
A vulnerable girl known to police and social services was repeatedly raped by 14 different men and boys over a 13-month period, a court has heard.
The girl, who cannot be named, was introduced to the men when she was 12 by a young drug dealer in her home town of Keighley, West Yorkshire, Bradford crown court was told.
She claims he and his friends raped her when she was 13 and 14 in various locations across Keighley, including a disused underground car park where the men allegedly wrote their names and hers on the wall in graffiti.
Thirteen men and a 17-year-old youth went on trial on Tuesday charged with a total of 28 sexual offences. Some of the men laughed in the dock as the prosecution outlined the case against them, earning a rebuke from the judge.
Schoolgirl ‘sexually abused by 15 Asian men’
A vulnerable young girl was repeatedly raped and abused as she was passed around a group of 15 Asian men, a court heard yesterday.
The white girl, who was aged 13 and 14 at the time of the assaults, was forced to engage in sexual activity with the men in Keighley, West Yorkshire, the court heard. She was repeatedly raped in encounters arranged by a violent drug dealer, the jury at Bradford Crown Court was told.
The court heard that the exploitation began after the girl told Arif Choudhury, who is not on trial, that she no longer wanted to deliver drugs for him.