The other gang members were:l A 59-year-old man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, jailed for 19 years for two counts of rape, one sex assault, one of trafficking and conspiracy.l Kabeer Hassan (24), of Lacrosse Avenue, Oldham, jailed for nine years for rape and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child.l Abdul Aziz (41), of Armstrong Hurst Close, Rochdale, jailed for nine years for trafficking and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child.
He was also cleared of two counts of rape.l Abdul Rauf (43), of Darley Road, Rochdale, jailed for six years for trafficking and conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child.l Adil Khan (42), of Oswald Street, Rochdale, jailed for eight years for conspiracy and trafficking.l Abdul Qayyum (43), of Ramsay Street, Rochdale, jailed for five years for conspiracy.l Mohammed Amin (44), of Falinge Road, Rochdale, jailed for five years for sex assaults and conspiracy.l Hamid Safi ( 22), of Kensington Street, Rochdale, jailed for four years for trafficking and conspiracy.
He was sentenced to life imprisonment today and ordered to serve a minimum of 30 years in prison.
05/06/2017 Deanha Neely has been found guilty of the manslaughter of Derek Taylor at Preston Crown Court today. 05/06/2017 A 43-year-old man has today been sentenced to four years and four months imprisonment at Bolton Crown Court for preventing the lawful and decent burial of his girlfriend and perverting the course of justice between October 2015 and January 2016.
Their names effectively echo the long history of the region and are imprinted in districts and townships whose streets and placenames record their passing.
These families dramatically impacted the history of Europe; they were kingmakers, stewards of England, descendants of the Plantagenet and Tudor kings, Crusaders, castle builders and much more.
Liverpool Crown Court was told during the 11-week trial girls from the Heywood area, some as young as 13, were taken to towns across the North-West, including Nelson and Colne, over a between 20.
The vulnerable girls, some of them runaways or in the care of social services, were given the attention they craved before being plied with drink, raped and driven all over the North to have sex with other men.
07/06/2017 Nathan Daniels has been found guilty at Manchester Crown Court of the murder of Michael Blake in Westhoughton near Bolton in November 2016.
12/05/2017 Norman Thompson, a former sea scout leader from Wigton, Cumbria, was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment at Carlisle Crown court today for indecent assaults committed against seven victims.
05/05/2017 A former teacher has today been sentenced to five years and four months at Bolton Crown Court for having a sexual relationship with a teenage girl.
Date Outline 23/08/2017 A 21 year old serial street robber, Mason Shaw, has today been given a 13 year extended sentence at Manchester Crown Court for strangling six men in order to rob them and theft from another man in Manchester and Oldham between 3 August and 10 December 2016.
18/08/2017 A 27 year old man has today sentenced to four and a half years imprisonment at Manchester Crown Court of setting fire to Wythenshawe Hall, a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion in Manchester on 15th March 2016.