Five men charged with non-recent sexual offences - Buckinghamshire

08/11/2016

Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge five men with non-recent sexual offences in Buckinghamshire.

The five men were charged today, Tuesday, 08 November 2016, as follows:

Mohammed Kayani, aged 64, of High Wycombe, has been charged with conspiracy to rape a girl under the age of 16 x4; conspiracy to indecently assault a girl under the age of 14 x2; conspiracy to indecently assault a girl under the age of 16; allowing his premises to be used for unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13; allowing his premises to be used for unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl aged between 13 and 15, and procuring a female under the age of 21 to have unlawful sexual intercourse with a third person. The charges relate to incidents, which occurred between 1998 and 2000, in High Wycombe.

Berkley John, aged 75, of Aylesbury, has been charged with conspiracy to rape a girl under the age of 16 x2; raping a girl under the age of 16 x2; false imprisonment; conspiracy to rape a woman over the age of 16 x2; conspiracy to indecently assault a girl under the age of 16, and conspiracy to indecently assault a woman over the age of 16. The charges relate to incidents, which occurred between 1999 and 2002, in Aylesbury and Wendover.

Tariq Hussain, aged 45, of High Wycombe, has been charged with procuring a woman to become a prostitute. The charge relates to incidents, which occurred between 1998 and 2000, in High Wycombe.

Saeed Ahmad, aged 50, of Luton, has been charged with conspiracy to rape a girl under the age of 16 x2; conspiracy to rape a woman over the age of 16 x2; raping a woman over the age of 16 x2; false imprisonment; conspiracy to indecently assault a girl under the age of 16; conspiracy to indecently assault a woman over the age of 16, and allowing his premises to be used for unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl aged between 13 and 15. The charges relate to incidents, which occurred between 2000 and 2002, in Aylesbury.

Mohammed Aslam, aged 59, of Aylesbury, has been charged with conspiracy to rape a girl under the age of 16 x2; raping a girl under the age of 16 x4; false imprisonment; conspiracy to rape a woman over the age of 16 x2; conspiracy to indecently assault a girl under the age of 16, and conspiracy to indecently assault a woman over the age of 16. The charges relate to incidents, which occurred between 1999 and 2002, in Aylesbury and Wendover.

Adrian Foster, Chief Crown Prosecutor for Thames and Chiltern Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said: "Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a file was forwarded to us to consider whether any criminal charges could be brought against these five men.

"Having carefully reviewed all of the available evidence, Thames and Chiltern CPS authorised officers from Thames Valley Police to charge the men with a series of non-recent sexual offences.

"The charges are in connection with non-recent sexual offences, against one girl, who was aged between 12 and 16, which occurred between 1998 and 2002, in High Wycombe, Aylesbury and Wendover.

"The decision to charge was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors."

The men were either remanded in custody or bailed to appear at High Wycombe Magistrates' Court tomorrow, Wednesday, 09 November 2016.

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