Tamil Diplomat

Six men involved in a child sex

The Old Bailey heard the abuse in Aylesbury went on for years and involved rape and child prostitution.Eleven defendants faced trial, accused of 47 sexual offences between 2006 and 2012.Four were cleared of any wrongdoing, while the jury could not reach a verdict on one of the men.

The six who have been convicted will be sentenced in September.The jury deliberated for more than 42 hours before finding six men guilty of a range of offences against the girls, including rape, child prostitution and administering a substance to “stupefy” a girl in order to engage in sexual activity.

The court heard evidence from both victims, who came from troubled backgrounds and were befriended by the men who gave them alcohol, DVDs, food and occasionally drugs.(BBC-2015)