Market trader, bus driver and gym worker among those jailed in latest Rochdale grooming scandal
The 10 men all had nicknames like Crazy, Taz and Afghaniman
They had nicknames like ‘Crazy’, ‘Taz’ and ‘Afghaniman’ and often ‘shared’ the girls with other Asian men.
Their victims were sexually abused sometimes in return for cigarettes, clothes, hair-driers and hair-straighteners.
Bus driver Afraz Ahmed, 33, of Oswald Street, Rochdale, was jailed for 25 years after he was found guilty of two counts of rape, two counts of conspiracy to rape, two counts of inciting sexual activity, five counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of Section 47 assault against five victims.
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Known as Taz, he was also a drug dealer who had worked as a local area warden. He targeted troubled girls and convinced one that he loved her. He told his victim ‘it’s your fault’ when she resisted.
He pimped one girl to an elderly male friend. When he worked as a bus driver, he groomed three girls of 13 and urged them to carry out sex acts on him. One of their parents told police but the Crown decided there was not enough evidence to prosecute at the time.
Takeaway delivery driver Choudhry Ikhalaq Hussain, 38, of Mayfield Terrace, Rochdale, was jailed for 19 years in his absence for rape, sexually activity with a child and conspiracy to rape. Nicknamed ‘Crazy’, he worked for Flames takeaway in Rochdale. He raped his victim after she had down most of a litre bottle of vodka. He also introduced her to his ‘uncle’, a fat man in his 40s who also raped her. He is believed to be in Pakistan.
Mahfuz Rahman, 29, of HMP Garth, was jailed for five-and-a-half years last September after he pleaded guilty to three counts of Sexual Activity with a Child and was sentenced to five years and six months in prison at the beginning of trial. He shared the victim’s number with other Asian men.
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Gym worker Rehan Ali, 27, of Cleethorpes Avenue, Blackley, was jailed for seven years after he was found guilty of three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of rape against one victim. He worked at a gym in Gym’ill Fix It’ and had sex with his 15-year-old victim for a packet of ten Benson and Hedges cigarettes. Desperate for any attention, she considered him her boyfriend. He ‘shared’ her with two other men.
Kutab Miah, 35, of Ramsay Street, Rochdale, was imprisoned for nine years after he was found guilty of three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of rape against one victim. Known as Chico, he is said to have driven his victim in his Range Rover to a flat of a friend known as ‘Killer’ where he forced himself on her. She was 15 at the time.
Mohammed Dauood, 38, of Leyland Road, Burnley, was jailed for 16 years after he was found guilty of three counts of rape, one count of sexual Activity with a child, one count of sexual assault and one count of Section 47 assault against two victims. She had sex with him on several occasion when she was 17 after he plied her with vodka. On one occasion she woke to find him on top of her, removing a condom, his trial heard.
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Abid Khan, 39, of Whitney Road, Liverpool, with family in Rochdale, was jailed for six-and-a-half years after he was found guilty of three counts of sexual activity with a child against one victim. ‘Aby’ had sex with her on several occasions when she was 15.
Market trader Mohammed Zahid, 55, of Croxton Avenue, Rochdale, was jailed for five years after he was found guilty of one count of sexual activity with a child against one victim. Aged 14 at the time, his victim met him at Rochdale market where she bought tights for school.
David Law, 46, of Colmanhay Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, formerly of Rochdale, was jailed for 11 years after he was convicted of conspiracy to rape. He pimped his victim in return for heroin.
A 40-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was jailed for 23 years after he was convicted of rape and attempting to abduct a child in relation to three victims. He will serve an additional eight years on extended licence when he is released.
NWN: Yet another gang of Pakistani rapists in Rochdale. The lefties will focus on the one white scumbag, saying "oh there's good and bad in everyone !" . Rochdale used to be a nice town. Then the floodgates from around the World got opened up, and the refuse poured in.