A 34-year-old man has appeared in court over kidnap and sexual assault claims relating to three children as young as eight.
Mohamed Bajiwala appeared before magistrates in Leicester charged with one count of kidnap, two counts of sexual assault against two children, and one count of attempted sexual assault against a third child.
The court heard the alleged offences took place between February and May this year on three separate victims, aged 8, 10 and 12, in Leicester.
Bajiwala was remanded to next appear at Leicester Crown Court on June 16.
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