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Five men charged after Oxford child sex abuse raids

Officers being briefed
Image caption Officers were briefed in a warehouse ahead of the raids on Tuesday morning

Five men have been charged in connection with a major child sexual exploitation investigation in Oxford.

More than 150 police officers carried out early morning raids at 11 properties on Tuesday in connection with offences relating to two girls between 2000 and 2004.

The alleged crimes include conspiracy to rape, trafficking for sexual exploitation and kidnapping.

The men appeared earlier before Oxford Magistrates' Court.

The suspects and charges:

  • Moinul Islam, 40, of Wykeham Crescent, Oxford, one count of conspiracy to rape, one count of conspiracy to commit buggery, two counts of supplying Class B drugs, one count of supplying Class A drugs, and one count of supplying Class C drugs
  • Ceejay Jackson, 54, of Leon Close, Oxford, one count of conspiracy to rape and one count of conspiracy to commit buggery
  • Haji Naim Khan, 36, of The Willows, Oxford, one count of kidnap, one count of conspiracy to rape, and one count of trafficking for sexual exploitation
  • Pervez Ahmed, 40, of Cumberland Road, Oxford, one count of kidnap, one count of conspiracy to rape, and one count of trafficking for sexual exploitation
  • Raheem Ahmed, 39, of Starwort Path, Oxford, three counts of indecent assault

They have all been remanded in custody and are due to appear at Oxford Crown Court on 18 November.

Four further suspects arrested during the raids, on suspicion of similar crimes, have been released on police bail until January.

Image caption More than 150 officers were involved in the raids

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