Six men charged as part of child sexual exploitation investigation

Date published: 18 January 2016


Six men have been charged as part of an ongoing investigation to tackle child sexual exploitation in Rochdale.

The charges relate to offences committed between 2004 and 2008 against three victims who were aged between 14 and 16 at the time of the abuse.

Charges

  • Joshim Miah, born 22.09.1984, of Yorkshire Street, Rochdale, has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of trafficking a person within the UK for exploitation. 
    These charges relate to one victim. 
  • Mohammed Sadeer, born 08.03.1988, of Brimrod Lane, Rochdale, has been charged with one count of rape. 
    This charge relates to one victim. 
  • Naheem Akhram, 28.08.1976, of Manley Road, Rochdale, has been charged with one count of rape. 
    This charge relates to one victim. 
  • A man who cannot be named for legal reasons has been charged with four counts of rape. 
    These charges relate to two victims. 
  • Ittefaq Yousaf, born 31.08.1990, of Stanley Street, Rochdale, has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of causing/inciting a girl to engage in sexual activity. 
    These charges relate to two victims. 
  • Arfan Iqbal born, 12.03.1990, of Park Road, Rochdale, has been charged with one count of attempted rape. 
    This charge relates to one victim. 

They are due to appear before Bury and Rochdale Magistrates on 21 January 2016 at 9:45am.

 

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