Rotherham abuse trial: Taxi boss ‘does not know’ girl he is accused of raping and prostituting
A former Rotherham taxi boss has denied knowing a teenage girl he is accused of raping, plying with heroin and prostituting to other men.
Qurban Ali, who is on trial alongside his nephews Arshid and Basharat Hussain and four other defendants, told a jury at Sheffield Crown Court he had never met a teenage girl who has accused of him of participating in her abuse while she was living in the home of fellow accused Karen MacGregor.
Ali, 53, of Clough Road, Masbrough, denies one count each of indecent assault, rape, procuring a girl under 21 to have unlawful sexual intercourse with another and conspiracy to rape in relation to one now-adult woman, known as Girl B.
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