The trial of a restaurant owner who denies running a brothel from his Carlisle takeaway begins today. Azad Miah has pleaded not guilty at Carlisle crown court to 17 offences, some involving girls as young as 12.
The 44 year old ran the former Spice of India takeaway on Botchergate until his arrest. The business has since changed management and name.
The trial of a man accused of running a brothel in Carlisle enters its' fourth day
The second day of evidence has been heard at the trial of a Carlisle restaurant owner accused of running a brothel.
Azad Miah is accused of running a brothel in Carlisle. He denies the charges. The trial is at Carlisle crown court