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Manchester gang jailed for sexually abusing girls in Stockport

(L-R) Shamin Uddin, Giash Uddin and Robert Jackson Photo: Greater Manchester Police

Three men from Manchester have been jailed for sexually abusing vulnerable girls in Stockport.

The men, who were found guilty at an earlier date, were all sentenced today at Manchester Crown Court.

  • Shamin Uddin was found guilty of two counts of rape, two counts of attempt rape and sexual activity with a girl aged 13 to 15. He has been sentenced to 19 years in prison.
  • Giash Uddin was found guilty of sexual activity with a girl aged 13 to 15. He has been sentenced to six years in prison.
  • Robert Jackson was found guilty of rape. He has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The incidents took place between 2008 and 2011, when the two victims (now both aged 18) were aged between 14 and 16.

"I would like to praise the bravery and courage of the two young women for initially reporting the abuse and for the way in which they have conducted themselves during the complex investigation and throughout the lengthy trial.

"The young people and their families have been through an extremely difficult period - something which no young person or their family should have to experience. The Council and other agencies have supported the young women throughout and we will continue to offer further support as they rebuild and move forward with their lives."

– Andrew Webb, Stockport Council's Corporate Director for Services to People