The ringleader of a gang of Asian men who groomed young white girls for sex has been jailed for 22 years for a "campaign of rape" against a young Asian girl.
Shabir Ahmed, 59, led a child sex exploitation ring of nine men who targeted vulnerable young girls in the Rochdale and Oldham areas.
He was jailed for 19 years in May following an 11-week trial at Liverpool Crown Court.Today he received another prison term - to run concurrently - after he was convicted in June of 30 specimen counts of child rape.
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