9 males plead not responsible to a string of historic rape and trafficking expenses in opposition to a teenage lady from Sheffield
- Males appeared at Sheffield Crown Courtroom talking to verify names and pleas
- It is alleged the offences came about in Sheffield between 2010 and 2012
- Complainant can’t be named for authorized causes and was a teen on the time
9 males have pleaded not responsible to 16 expenses of historic rape and trafficking in opposition to one teenage lady from Sheffield.
The lads appeared at Sheffield Crown Courtroom in the present day and spoke solely to verify their names and supply their pleas of not responsible.
The lads, all from Sheffield, face 13 rape expenses, two of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and one among trafficking for the aim of sexual exploitation.
The complainant, who cannot be named for authorized causes, was a teen on the time of the alleged offending, which came about in Sheffield between 2010 and 2012 and is ready to be provided as a witness by the prosecution.
The lads appeared at Sheffield Crown Courtroom (pictured above) and spoke solely to verify their pleas
Usman Din, 34, is charged with three counts of rape and is the one defendant dealing with a trafficking cost.
Tony Ejoune, 60, Shangar Ibrahimi, 29, Kawan Omar Ahmed, 29, and Saman Mohammed, 40, all face one rely of rape.
Farhad Mirzaie, 29, is charged with two counts of rape and Jasim Mohammed, 36, faces three counts of rape.
Nzar Anwar, 39 is charged with one rely of rape and, together with Saba Mohammed, 40, faces one rely of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
Two males, Kamaran Mahmoodi, 39, and Soran Ali Karim, 43, are each accused of rape however failed to look at Sheffield Magistrates Courtroom final month.
Prosecutor Peter Hampton stated police are nonetheless attempting to find the 2 so they won’t stand trial on January 6.
The defendants will subsequent seem in courtroom in November for a case administration listening to in preparation for the trial.
Decide Michael Slater stated the trial, which is anticipated to last as long as seven weeks, will start on January 6 subsequent yr.
Addressing the defendants, Decide Slater stated as they pleaded not responsible, they must be tried.
‘The trial will start on January 6 with an estimated time of six weeks. Within the meantime I am allowing bail on the identical circumstances as earlier than.
‘Do you have to fail to show up for trial and not using a good excuse you may be committing an offence.
‘Please hold in common contact together with your advisers to organize your case for trial.
‘You might go away the dock.’
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