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Banbury child sex exploitation: Six men in court

Six men have appeared in court over alleged child sexual exploitation in Oxfordshire.

The men, from Banbury, aged between 19 and 21, appeared before Banbury magistrates charged with a total of 22 offences.

They were arrested on Tuesday over allegations of sexual activity with girls between 2011 and 2014.

The men were remanded in custody and will appear at Oxford Crown Court on 4 July.

Police said the offences relate to five girls and took place in Banbury and surrounding areas when the victims were aged between 13 and 15.

The men are:

  • Ahmed Hassan-Sule, 20, of Glyndebourne Gardens - charged with nine counts of sexual activity with a child.
  • Said Saleh, 20, of Orchard Way - charged with one count of sexual activity with a child.
  • Mohamed Saleh, 21, of Orchard Way - charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child and one of rape of a female under 16.
  • Takudzwa Hova, 21, of Broughton Road - charged with one count sexual activity with a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and one of rape of a female under 16.
  • Kagiso Manase, 20, of Warwick Road - charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child and two counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
  • Alexandru Nae, 19, of Broome Way - charged with one count of sexual activity with a child and one of rape of a child under 16.

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