Pair jailed for sexually abusing young girls

Two men from Peterborough have been jailed for a total of 37 years following a five-year campaign of sexual abuse against vulnerable teenage girls.

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Man convicted of abusing young girls tells police "I was asleep"

Yasir Ali and Daaim Ashraf have been jailed for over 30 years for sexually abusing teenagers in Peterborough.

Now police have released recordings of their interviews with Ali, in which he claims he was asleep while the abuse took place.

One of Ali's victims, who was 15 when she met him, has also spoken publicly about her ordeal, saying it has left her unable to trust people. Her words in the report below, are spoken by an actor.

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Peterborough: Pair jailed for total of 37 years for sexually abusing teenage girls

Yasir Ali (Left) and Daaim Ashraf (right).
Yasir Ali (Left) and Daaim Ashraf (right). Credit: Cambridgeshire Police

Two men from Peterborough have been jailed for a total of 37 years following a five-year campaign of sexual abuse against vulnerable teenage girls.

Yasir Ali was handed a 25 year sentence and Daaim Ashraf was given 12 years.

The pair were found guilty of 24 charges at Cambridge Crown Court back in May.

They'd trafficked and assaulted eight girls aged between 13 and 16 from 2008 until February last year

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