Sussex

Six men charged with arranging child prostitution in Sussex

Six men have been charged with a series of sex offences against a 16-year-old girl.

Sussex Police said it was the first prosecution in the county for alleged child sexual exploitation by a group.

A 12-month investigation centred around alleged offences committed while the girl was staying at a flat in Newhaven in May last year.

The six men have all been charged with conspiracy to arrange the prostitution of a child.

The men, who are due to appear at Brighton Magistrates' Court on 5 June, are:

  • Christopher Kayla-Joseph, 26, of Elphick Rd, Newhaven
  • Mohammed Kamali, 45, of Harper Rd, Newhaven
  • Khosrow Sobhanieh, 55, of North Lane, Guestling, near Hastings
  • Stephen Daramola, 47, of Park Lane, Eastbourne
  • Khalid Del-Rosario, 44, of Upperton Rd, Eastbourne
  • Guiseppe Carella, 18, of Brighton Rd, Newhaven,

Mr Carella and Mr Sobhanieh have also been charged with rape and Mr Daramola with sexual assault.

Mr Kayla-Joseph was also charged with two offences of supplying cocaine.

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