This cancer in our communities: Muslim leaders join outcry over Asian grooming gangs MUSLIM leaders have joined calls for Yorkshire communities to unite together to rid themselves of the “cancer” of grooming gangs after 12 Asian men were jailed for … Continue reading
Gang who raped and abused vulnerable Keighley schoolgirl locked up for 140 years A GANG of 12 men who took “terrible and heartless sexual advantage” of a vulnerable Keighley schoolgirl before “casting her aside” have been locked up for a … Continue reading
Those charges in full:
Khalid Mahmood, 34, whose address has been given as Ashfield Prison, South Gloucestershire, is charged with five allegations of rape.
Yasser Kabir, 24, of Belgrave Road, Keighley; and Tauqueer Hussain, 23, of Belgrave Road, Keighley, both face four allegations of rape, while Nazir Khan, 23, of Buxton Street, Keighley, is charged with three allegations of rape.
Israr Ali, 19, of Devonshire Street West, Keighley; Mohammed Sardar, 18, of Bradford Street, Lawkholme, Keighley; Saqib Younis, 29, of Bradford Street, Lawkholme, Keighley; Bilal Ziarab, 20, of Sedgwick Close, Manningham, Bradford; Sufyan Ziarab, 22, of Kendal Mellor Court, Keighley; Zain Ali, 20, of Buxton Street, Keighley; and Faisal Khan, 27, of Buxton Street, Keighley; all face two allegations of rape.
Rohail Iqbal, 21, of Skipton Road, Beechcliffe, Keighley; Rohail Hussain, 18, of Hawk Street, Lawkholme, Keighley; and the 17-year-old youth, who cannot be named for legal reasons, face one allegation of rape.
Taxi driver Mohammed Akram, 62, of Holker Street, Keighley, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of sexual activity with a child under 16.
Sentencing hearing 5th February 2016
Eleven Keighley rapists and a cab driver who sexually abused a vulnerable teenage schoolgirl to be sentenced at Bradford Crown Court
Eleven Keighley rapists and a cab driver who sexually abused a vulnerable teenage schoolgirl to be sentenced at Bradford Crown Court TWELVE men who raped or sexually abused a vulnerable Keighley schoolgirl will be sentenced at Bradford Crown Court today. … Continue reading
Breaking RAPE TRIAL: Jury delivers verdict in Keighley sex trial TEN men have been convicted of rape by a jury at Bradford Crown Court. The judge described some of those found guilty today as “insolent, arrogant and disrespectful” after they … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Two men deny knowing schoolgirl they are accused of raping THE final two defendants to give evidence in the Keighley schoolgirl rape trial told the jury they had never even heard of the teenager they are accused of lining up … Continue reading
Two men tell jury they did not rape vulnerable schoolgirl TWO men accused of lining up to rape a vulnerable schoolgirl outside factory gates told a jury yesterday they were innocent. Hussain Sardar, 19, and Zain Ali, 20, are among … Continue reading
Man, 22, denies contact with Keighley teenage girl he is accused of raping A MAN accused of raping a vulnerable schoolgirl in an underground car park labelled her a “straight up slag” and said he never touched her, a jury … Continue reading
Rape accused threatened to blow up house if girl did not meet him, jury told A SECOND alleged rape victim told a jury that one of the defendants on trial threatened to blow her cousin’s house up if she did … Continue reading
Mum of alleged schoolgirl rape victim weeps as she gives evidence before jury THE mum of an alleged rape victim wept as she gave evidence at the trial of the men accused of abusing her. She told a jury at … Continue reading
Schoolgirl ‘got used’ to being raped during 12 months of sexual exploitation by Keighley drug dealer, jury told
Schoolgirl ‘got used’ to being raped during 12 months of sexual exploitation by Keighley drug dealer, jury told A VULNERABLE schoolgirl hugged a red cushion as she revealed she “got used to the idea” of being raped during 12 months … Continue reading
‘He used me and abused me’ – girl told police after alleged rape, court hears A VULNERABLE schoolgirl was forced to her knees and held by the hair when she was raped in a disused underground car park, a jury … Continue reading
Jury hears evidence from girl allegedly raped by group of males in Keighley A JURY at Bradford Crown Court has begun hearing evidence from a girl allegedly raped by a group of males in Keighley when she was aged 13 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Jury sworn in to try the case of 15 defendants accused of sexual offences involving underage teenage girl
Jury sworn in to try the case of 15 defendants accused of sexual offences involving underage teenage girl A JURY was this morning sworn in to try the case of 14 men and a youth accused of sexual offences involving … Continue reading
Keighley trial commences on Monday “Khalid Mahmood, 34, whose address has been given as Ashfield Prison, South Gloucestershire, is charged with five allegations of rape. Yasser Kabir, 24, of Belgrave Road, Keighley; and Tauqueer Hussain, 23, of Belgrave Road, Keighley, … Continue reading