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Men who raped teenage boy jailed for 15 years each

A former intelligence officer in Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime was jailed for 15 years along with a law firm worker today for raping a teenage boy in the toilets of a city centre department store.

Abdelkader El-Janabi, 55, and Alex Wilson-Fletcher, 42, abducted their 14-year-old victim in Manchester's Arndale Centre on a busy Saturday afternoon last summer.

They marched him to the toilets of a nearby Debenhams store where the "sustained attack" on him took place.

Wilson-Fletcher, of Oldham Street, Manchester, and El-Janabi, of Artillery Court, Ardwick, Manchester, were convicted by a jury of two counts of rape and two counts of sexual assault following a nine-day trial in April.

The pair were tracked down after images from CCTV were circulated around the UK by police.

Sentencing them at Manchester Crown Court today, Judge Michael Leeming QC told them: "In all probability, what you did to him in his formative years will stay with him.

"Neither of you thought of that at the time.

"You were more concerned with your own sexual gratification."

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