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Libyan soldiers go on trial accused of raping a man

Two Libyan cadets who were based at Bassingbourn Barracks in Cambridgeshire both deny charges of rape and aiding and abetting rape. The claims relate to an alleged attack on a man in his 20s on Christ's Piece in Cambridge on October 26.

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CCTV footage released of Libyan soldiers accused of rape

CCTV footage of two Libyan men accused of rape allegedly scouring the streets searching for a victim has been released during their trial.

Moktar Ali Saad Mahmoud, 33, and Ibrahim Abugtila, 23, deny raping and aiding and abetting the rape of the man in his 20s on Christ's Pieces in Cambridge on October 26.

The pair were arrested while undergoing training at Bassingbourn Barracks in Cambridgeshire as part of an agreement by the British Government to help war-torn Libya after the 2011 collapse of Muammar Gaddafi's regime.

Watch Matthew Hudson's report from court below...

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