Jurors to resume deliberations in Keighley schoolgirl rape trial
They were unable to reach any verdicts today in the second day of deliberations after the Recorder of Bradford, Judge Roger Thomas QC, sent them out to begin considering their verdicts on Tuesday following a five week trial.
Thirteen Asian males are accused of raping a vulnerable girl at various locations in the town, between May, 2011, and June, 2012.
A second alleged victim was involved in a single rape allegation, dating from 2009 when she was 15.
Jury to continue deliberations in Keighley schoolgirl rape trial
THE jury in the Keighley schoolgirl rape trial will tomorrow resume considering its verdicts.
The panel first retired on Tuesday in the five week case at Bradford Crown Court.
Thirteen Asian males deny raping a vulnerable girl, aged 13 to 14, between May, 2011, and June, 2012.
The teenager, who was reported missing from home 71 times, is said to have been abused in the grounds of Cliffe Castle, at Burgess Fields, behind the library and the leisure centre, in the Stockbridge Tunnel subway and in the underground car park at the town’s former police station.
A second alleged victim was involved in a single rape allegation, dating from 2009 when she was 15, the jury has been told.
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