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May: Lessons from sex ring trial

The Home Secretary has said police and social services in Oxford need to learn lessons from the "appalling" abuse of a group of vulnerable young girls. Seven members of a paedophile ring were found guilty of sexually abusing and exploiting them.

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Verdicts on five men in child exploitation case

Here are the verdicts from the jury so far into alleged sexual exploitation of girls as young as 11 between 2004 and last year in the Oxford area:

  • Brothers Akhtar Dogar and Anjum Dogar and Kamar Jamil, convicted of rape, facilitating child prostitution and trafficking
  • Assad Hussain, convicted of two counts of sexual activity with a child
  • Mohammed Karrar, guilty of rape of a child under 13 and procuring abortion, conspiracy to rape, child prostitution and trafficking

Verdicts are still being delivered on similar charges involving other defendants.

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