Abdul Qayyum sentenced in grooming case

Abdul Qayyum, 44, was jailed for five years for conspiracy.

Abdul Qayyum grooming sentence
Abdul Qayyum Credit: PA

He was a driver for Streamline Taxis in Middleton, Greater Manchester, and was known by the name "Tiger".

Philip Boyd, defending, said of his client: "He is a hard-working man of significant character in his community. He has a young family and wife who will be placed under considerable pressure by this conviction."


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