Five men from Peterborough on trial over abuse of girls

Trail of five men from Peterborough accused of trafficking and raping teenage girls

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Peterborough 'abuse' trial delayed

The trial of five Peterborough men accused of trafficking and raping teenage girls has been delayed.

The men were arrested as part of a Cambridgeshire Police investigation into the alleged abuse of girls vulnerable to sexual exploitation.

Prosecutor Patricia Lynch was due to open the case at Cambridge Crown Court in a trial expected to last up to eight weeks.

But judge Mark Lucraft delayed the case until Monday 31 March for further legal argument.

Five on trial over abuse of teenage girls

Five men accused of trafficking and raping teenage girls will stand trial today (Thursday 27 March).

The men, all from Peterborough, were arrested as part of a Cambridgeshire Police investigation into the alleged abuse of girls vulnerable to sexual exploitation.

Prosecutor Patricia Lynch is due to open the case at Cambridge Crown Court in a trial expected to last up to eight weeks.

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