Final seven sentenced for Bristol child sexual exploitation case

28/11/2014

Seven men have been sentenced to serve more than 40 years in prison following their convictions for child sexual exploitation offences earlier this week.

The men were convicted on Wednesday by a jury at Bristol Crown Court following a trial which lasted more than 10 weeks.

The convictions were the result of an investigation into child sexual exploitation offences in Bristol, which began in March 2013.

  • Mohamed Jumale, AKA Dec, aged 24, was sentenced to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of one count of rape, seven counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of aiding/abetting/procuring sexual activity with a child. He was also given a sexual offences prevention order and will be registered as a sex offender for life.
  • Mohamed Dahir, AKA Kamal, aged 22, was sentenced to 2 years in prison after being found guilty of one count of causing/inciting child prostitution. He will remain on the sex offenders register for 10 years.
  • Said Zakaria, AKA Target, aged 22, was sentenced to 11 years in prison after been found guilty of two counts of rape, two counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of trafficking within the UK. He was also given a sexual offences prevention order and will be registered as a sex offender for life.
  • Jusef Abdirizak, AKA Starns, aged 20, was sentenced to seven and a half years in young offenders institute after being found guilty of one count of rape. He will be registered as a sex offender for life.
  • Omar Jumale, aged 20, was sentenced to 2 years in prison after being found guilty of one count of sexual activity with a child. He will be registered as a sex offender for 10 years.
  • Abdirashid Abdulahi, AKA Abs, aged 21, was sentenced to 4 years in prison after being found guilty of one count of rape. He will also be registered as a sex offender indefinitely.
  • Sakariya Sheikh, AKA Zac, aged 21, was sentenced to 4 years in prison after being found guilty of one count of rape and one count of sexual activity with a child. He will be registered as a sex offender for life.

A further six men were sentenced earlier in the year follwoing a previous trial, which could not be reported for legal reasons.

  • Arafat Osman, AKA Left Eye, aged 20, has been found guilty of two counts of payment for sexual services of a child. He admitted two counts of being concerned in supplying a class A drug (cocaine and heroin). He was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment. 
  •  Idleh Osman, AKA Sniper, aged 21, has been found guilty of one count of arranging/facilitating payment for sexual services of a child. He admitted two counts of being concerned in supplying a class A drug (cocaine and heroin). He was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment.
  • Mustafa Farah, AKA Greens, aged 20, has been found guilty of two counts of payment for sexual services of a child. He admitted two counts of being concerned in supplying class A drugs (cocaine and heroin). He was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.
  • Liban Abdi, AKA Leftback, aged 21, has been found guilty of two counts of payment for sexual services of a child. He admitted two counts of being concerned in supplying class A drugs (cocaine and heroin). He was sentenced to 13 years and eight months imprisonment.
  • Abdulahi Aden, AKA Trigger, aged 20, has been found guilty of one count of rape. He admitted two counts of being concerned in supplying a class A drug (cocaine and heroin) and two counts of possession of indecent photographs of a child. He was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.
  • Mustafa Deria, aged 22, has been found guilty of one count of rape. He was sentenced to seven years and six months imprisonment.

CPS Senior Crown Prosecutor Howard Phillips said: "The CPS takes child sexual exploitation extremely seriously and we have worked closely with the police and other partners from the very beginning in order to bring the strongest possible case to court which has resulted in the conviction of 13 men."