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Nine men jailed over grooming

Nine men have been sentenced to between four and 19 years in jail after being found guilty of being part of a child sexual exploitation ring involving vulnerable girls.

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Mohammed Sajid sentenced in grooming case

Mohammed Sajid, 35, was sentenced to 12 years for rape, six years for conspiracy, one year for trafficking and six years, all concurrent, for sexual activity with a child.

Mohammed Sajid Credit: PA Wire

Known as "Saj", he would regularly ply victims with alcohol before having sex with them at his flat, where groups of men would gather and "pass around" the girls.

Gerard Doran, defending, said in mitigation that each of the three victims "maintained that there was no violence used against them by Mohammed Sajid". He will be deported back to Pakistan following the conclusion of his sentence.

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