On Air Now

The Breakfast Show

7:00am - 10:00am

Now Playing

The O'jays

Use Ta Be My Girl

8 Men Face Trial for 43 Charges Related to Child Sexual Exploitation

8 men will face trial before Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court on 27th July 2024 for 43 charges related to child sexual exploitation against two teenage girls in Rochdale between 2001 and 2006.

Greater Manchester Police have charged 8 men from Rochdale as a part of an ongoing Child Sexual Exploitation Major Investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation, referred to as Operation Lytton. 

Wayne Ellis, 54, of Lytton Street in Burnley is charged with four counts of offender 18 or over engage in penetrative sexual activity with a girl aged 13 to 15. 

Maqsood Khan, 42, of Whitworth Road in Rochdale is charged with gross indecency with a girl under 16 years of age, gross indecency with a girl under the age of 14, four counts of offender 18 or over engage in penetrative sexual activity with a girl aged 13 to 15, two counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 13 years of age and two counts of rape of a female under 16 years. 

Asif Khan, 40, also of Whitworth Road in Rochdale, is charged with two counts of gross indecency with a girl under the age of 14 years of age and two counts of rape of a female under 16 years of age. 

Abdul Rob, 47, of Mizzy Road in Rochdale is charged with two counts of rape female under 16, three counts of rape girl aged 13/14/15, one count of trafficking persons with the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation and three counts of offender 18 or over engage in penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 years of age. 

Benjamin Tyrrell, 41, of Bodhyfryd Road in Llandudno, Wales, is charged with three counts of offender 18 or over engage in penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 years of age. 

Itfaq Hussain, 43, of Hey Street in Rochdale, is charged with two counts of gross indecency with a girl under 14 years of age, two counts of gross indecency with a girl under 16 years of age and four counts of offender 18 or over engage in penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 years of age. 

Arshad Hussain, 46, of Shaw Street in Rochdale, is charged with three counts of trafficking persons with the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation. 

Dave Lawton, 38, from Rochdale is charged with rape of a female under 16 and unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 13 years of age. 

GMP is urging anyone who has been raped or sexually assaulted to report to either the police or a support agency, such as Saint Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre (0161 276 6515) or Greater Manchester Rape Crisis (0161 273 450) so they may receive the help and support they need. 

More from Greater Manchester

Comments

Add a comment

Log in to the club or enter your details below.

Recently Played