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Child sex exploitation trial

The trial of nine men accused of grooming, trafficking, abusing and raping six teenage girls in the Oxford area has been given more details of the ordeal allegedly suffered by their young victims. The defendants deny all 50 charges.

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  1. Juliet Bremner - ITV News Correspondent

Jury hears victim's allegations in child exploitation trial

The jury in the trial of nine men accused of raping and assaulting teenage girls in Oxford have been told about allegations from one of the six victims, who cannot be named.

She was in care from the age of five and went to a children's home when she was 12.

She kept running away, hanging around the streets of Oxford and she liked to get drunk from a young age.

She was allegedly repeatedly raped and sexually abused against her will by a group of Asian men, named in court as brothers Akhtar and Anjum Dogar and Kamir Jamil.

All the defendants deny 50 counts of rape, conspiracy to rape, causing a child to be used for prostitution and trafficking.

The girl was 14 at the time of the alleged offences in 2006 and it is claimed that the men forced her to perform sexual acts and to allow them to have sex with her by making her drunk on vodka and Red Bull.

They also threatened and abused her, burning her with cigarettes and they were patronising, the jury was told.

The men would allegedly tell her that doing such things "was perfectly normal" and that "other girls" did it to him.

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