Child sex grooming case gets underway in Burnley

Burnley Crown Court.
Burnley Crown Court.

THE trial of six men charged with sex offences against a teenage girl has begun.

Mohammed Imran Amjad (25), of Halifax Road; Haroon Mahmood (21), of John Street; Mohammed Suleman Farooq (22), of Berry Street; Omar Mazafer (21), of Halifax Road; Mohammed Zeeshan Amjad (24), of Halifax Road and Shiraz Afzal (25), of Mansfield Crescent, all of Brierfield, are accused of various sex offences against a girl who was aged 14 at the time.

All six men were present in court this morning as the prosecution outlined the case to the jury.

The offences are alleged to have happened between January 1st and September 30th, 2010, at an address in Sackville Street, Brierfield.

The trial is expected to last four weeks.