A teenager has appeared in court today charged with subjecting a fifteen year old girl to an horrific ordeal in which she was allegedly kidnapped and raped in Newcastle.
Abdul Miah appeared today at Newcastle Crown Court via a videolink.
The 19-year-old is charged with kidnap, false imprisonment, three counts of rape, possessing an offensive weapon, threats to kill and robbery.
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