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24/07/2015 16:14 BST | Updated 24/07/2016 10:59 BST

Six Found Guilty Of Abusing Two Schoolgirls In Aylesbury Child Sex Ring

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Six members of a child sex ring in Aylesbury have been found guilty of their part in the horrifying abuse of two schoolgirls which went on for years on a massive scale.

A total of 11 men went on trial for 51 offences between 2006 and 2012 including multiple rape of a child under 13, child prostitution and administering a substance to "stupefy" a girl in order to engage in sexual activity.

The jury took more than 42 hours to find six of them guilty of a range of offences against the girls, who spent days giving evidence and being cross-examined at the Old Bailey.

Four defendants were cleared, while the jury could not decide on one of them. Sentencing was adjourned to September 7.

The men gave no reaction as the verdicts were given.

Vikram Singh, 45, of Cannock Road, Aylesbury, was found guilty of four counts of rape and administering a substance with intent.

Asif Hussain, 33, of Hodge Lea, Milton Keynes, was convicted of three counts of rape.

Arshad Jani, 33, of Cousins Drive, Aylesbury, was found guilty of rape and conspiracy to rape.

Mohammed Imran, 38, of Springcliffe Street, Bradford, was convicted of three counts of rape, one count of conspiracy to rape and one count of child prostitution.

Akbari Khan, 36, of Mandeville Road, Aylesbury, was found guilty of two counts of rape, administering a substance with intent, conspiracy to rape.

Taimoor Khan, 29, of Highbridge Road, Aylesbury, was convicted of one count of sexual activity with a child.

Sohail Qamar, 41, of St Anne's Road, Aylesbury, was cleared of two counts of rape, and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Sajad Ali, 34, of Brockhurst Road, Chesham, was found not guilty of sexual activity with a child.

Faisal Iqbal, 32, of Pixie Road, Aylesbury, was cleared of rape and sexual activity with a child.

Harmohan Nangpal, 41, of Langdale Drive, Hayes, was cleared of rape and sexual activity with a child.

The jury could not decide on charges against Jerome Joe, 35, of Pightle Crescent, Buckingham. He denies one count of rape and a single count of sexual activity with a child.

Following legal argument midway through the trial, the judge, John Bevan, had directed that not guilty verdicts be recorded on six charges in the 51-count indictment.

The men filled the dock in court, some of them using the services of various interpreters speaking Hindi, Urdu, Pashto and Punjabi.

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