Yasir Ali and Daaim Ashraf have been sentenced to 37 years between them.

Victim talks of horrific ordeal

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

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60 years ago Charles Swift, who was just 23-years-old at the time, was elected as a Peterborough Councillor, making him the youngest ever to take up the position.

Six decades later and he is still working as a councillor.

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The scheme allows people to buy a newly built home for a deposit of 5%.

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The RSPCA is launching a campaign to find new homes for abused and neglected horses.

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The charity says it is due to an increase in feed and care costs.

Man jailed for raping girl, 10, in Peterborough in 1990s

A man who raped a 10-year-old girl in the 1990s has been jailed for eight years.

Dale Barrett, 33, preyed on the victim after befriending her family in Peterborough.

He raped the girl on three separate occasions.

She came forward to police in 2012.

Barrett of Wootton Avenue, Fletton, denied three charges of rape and two of indecent assault but was convicted following a trial at Peterborough Crown Court.

He was jailed for a total of eight years on June 18.

"Barrett was well aware how young the victim was but still chose to take advantage of her.

"His actions have had a huge impact on her life and I hope that she is now able to put this behind her and start to move on."

– Detective Constable Gavin Sylvester, Child Abuse Investigation Unit

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

Read more: Girls have been through horrific ordeals

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Charlotte Fletcher who's 29, is appearing on posters at railway stations across the country to try and raise awareness of the crippling condition which is always fatal.

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