Police charge 32 men with over 150 child sex crimes against girls as young as 13

Thirty-two men have been charged with more than 150 child sex offences against eight teenage girls as part of an investigation into historic exploitation.

Charges against the men – aged between 31 and 50 – include rape, trafficking, false imprisonment, threats to kill, making an indecent photo of a child, possession of extreme pornographic images, and supplying drugs.

The suspects, mostly from West Yorkshire, are alleged to have committed offences against the girls aged 13 to 16, between 1999 and 2012.

Some of the victims were also subjected to offences when they were young adults, according to West Yorkshire Police.

The alleged offending took place in parts of Kirklees, Bradford and Wakefield.

The suspects were arrested as part of Operation Tourway, an investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation in the county.

They are due appear at Kirklees Magistrates’ Court on December 11 and 14.

A police spokesperson said: “Thirty-two men from, largely from the Kirklees area, have been charged with a variety of offences as part of Operation Tourway, an investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation in parts of West Yorkshire.

“The allegations against the defendants are from 1999 to 2012 and involve offences committed against eight female victims, who were aged between 13 and 16 years old at the time of the alleged offences.

“Some of the victims were also subjected to offences when they were young adults.

“Locations in which the alleged offending took place include parts of Kirklees, Bradford and Wakefield.

“The men are due appear at Kirklees Magistrates’ Court on 11th and 14th of December 2020.”

Those charged are:

Asif Ali, 50, from Batley, charged with rape offences (x12), inciting sexual activity with a child (x2), supply class B drugs (X1), trafficking (X1), aiding and abetting rape (x1) assisting in the commission of an indictable offence (x1) making an indecent photo of a child (x2), possession of extreme pornographic images (x1).

Amer Ali Hussain, 42, from Batley, charged with rape (x2).

Sarfraz Miraf, 45, from Dewsbury, West Yorks., charged with rape offences (x1).

Nazam Hussain, 43, of Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x4).

Mohammed Nazam Nasser, 35, of Batley, charged with rape offences (x3).

Moshin Nadat, 35, from Batley, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x2).

Michael Birkenshaw, 34, from Wakefield. served with a postal requisition for rape (x1).

Zafar Qayum, 41, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences ( x17), gross indecency ( x4), indecent assault ( x9) assault ( X1) sexual activity with a child (x1) sexual assault (x1) theft (x1) and aiding and abetting rape (x2).

Jabbar Qayum, 39, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x6) and aiding and abetting rape (x2).

Ansar Mahmood Qayum, 43, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x13), attempted indecent assault (x2), aiding and abetting rape (x2).

Mohammed Tauseef Hanif, 36, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences ( x4).

Ali Hussain Shah, 35, from Dewsbury, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x2).

Saleem Mohammed Nasir, 44, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x3) and conspiracy to rape (x1).

Amran Mehrban, 37, from Batley, charged with rape offences (x2), false imprisonment (x1) and sexual assault (x1).

Ebrahim Pandor, 41, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x1) and trafficking (x2).

Shakil Daji, 41, from Batley, charged with rape offences (x2) and trafficking (x1).

Mohammed Imran Zada, 41, from Batley, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x6), indecent assault ( x2) and sexual activity with a child (x1).

Sarkaut Yasen, 35, from Dewsbury, charged with trafficking (x1) and aiding and abetting rape (x2).

Amjad Hussain, 41, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences ( x2).

Asuk Hussain, 50, from Dewsbury, charged with rape (x2).

Zafar Iqbal, 35, from Batley, charged with rape offences (x7) trafficking (x2) and supplying a Class B drug (x1).

Nasar Iqbal, 35, from Batley, charged with rape offences (x7) and trafficking (x2).

Bilal Mahmood Patel, 38, from Leicester, charged with rape offences (x2).

Khurum Raziq, 38, from Heckmondwike, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x8).

Irfan Khan, 34, from Batley, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x4) threats to kill (x1) false imprisonment (x1) and harassment (x1).

Omar Farooq Hussain, 36, from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x8) supplying class A drugs (x1).

Sarfraz Hussain Riaz, 37, from Liversedge, charged with rape offences (x2) and attempted rape ( x1).

Rameez Cheema, 33, from Batley, charged with rape offences (x1).

Nasar Hussain, 42, from Dewsbury, Charged with rape offences (x6).

Mohammed Chothia, 41, from Batley, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x8).

Sajad Hussain, 37, from Batley, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x1), false imprisonment (x1) trafficking (x1), aiding and abetting rape (x1) and supplying Class C drugs (x1).

Yasser Ali, 31, from Dewsbury, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x2).