Have 30 men been charged with sexually abusing girls in West Yorkshire?

  • img Harvey Cawdron
  • POSTED ON 15 Aug 2018

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30 men have been charged with the raping and trafficking of 5 girls in West Yorkshire. 

The allegations against the men are relevant to non-recent sexual offences that occurred between 2005 and 2012. They relate to 5 women who claim to have been abused as children in the Huddersfield area between the ages of 12 and 18. 

A woman, 38-year-old Fehreen Rafiq from Huddersfield, is charged with 2 counts of facilitating the commission of a child sex offence. 

The 31 people accused are due to appear at Kirklees magistrates court on the 5-6 of September 2018. 

Banaras Hussain, 37, from Shipley, has been charged with 1 count of rape of a female over 16.

Banaris Hussain, 35, from Huddersfield, has been charged with 1 count of rape of a girl between the ages of 13 and 15. 

Mohammed Suhail Arif, 30, again from Huddersfield, has been charged with the rape of a girl between the ages of 13 and 15. 

Iftikar Ali, 37, of Huddersfield also, has been charged with the attempted rape of a girl aged 13-15 and 3 counts of rape of a girl again aged 13-15. 

Mohammed Sajjad, 31, also of Huddersfield, has been charged with 4 counts of rape of a female aged between 13 and 15, 1 of the rape of a girl under 13 and facilitating the comission of a child sex offence. 

Fehreen Rafiq, 38, of Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of facilitating a child sex offence. 

Umar Zaman, 30, also from Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of rape of a female aged between 13 and 15. 

Basharat Hussain, 31, again from Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of rape of a female also aged between 13 and 15. 

Amin Ali Choli, aged 36, from Huddersfield also, has been charged with 2 counts of rape of a female over 16. 

Shaqeel Hussain, 35, from Dewsbury, has been charged with the rape of a girl 13-15 years old and also with 2 counts of trafficking. 

35-year-old Mubasher Hussain, of Huddersfield, has been charged with the rape of a female aged 13-15 and also with sexual assault. 

Abdul Majid, aged 34, also from Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of rape of a 13-15-year-old girl. 

Mohammed Dogar, 35, of Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of facilitating the commission of a child sex offence. 

32-year-old Usman Ali, again from Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of rape of a 13-15-year-old female. 

Mohammed Waqas Anwar, aged 29, from Huddersfield, has been charged with 5 counts of a female aged between 13 and 15. 

42-year-old Gul Riaz, from Huddersfield, has also been charged with the rape of a female aged 13-15. 

Mohammed Akram, 41, of Huddersfield, has been charged with 2 counts of trafficking with a view to sexual exploitation of a female and the rape of a girl between ages 14 and 15. 

Manzoor Akhtar, 29, again from Huddersfield, has been charged with trafficking and 3 counts of rape of a girl aged 13-15. 

30-year-old Samuel Fikru, from Camden, has been charged with 2 counts of rape of a 13-15-year-old female. 

According to West Yorkshire police, 12 other men, who cannot be named for legal reasons, have been charged with several offences in connection to this investigation.