Man jailed for raping 'slave'

A man will be sentenced for raping a young, deaf girl he trafficked into Greater Manchester with his wife from Pakistan.

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Salford man to be sentenced for raping girl he kept as slave

Ilyas Ashar and Tallat Ahsar Credit: GMP

A man from Salford who repeatedly raped a deaf and mute girl he trafficked from Pakistan will be sentenced today.

Ilyas Ashar, 84, kept the girl as a slave and forced her to sleep in a cellar at his house in Eccles.

His wife Tallat Ahsar, 68, will be sentenced for trafficking and benefit fraud.

Their daughter Faaiza Ashar, 46, will also be sentenced for benefit fraud.

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