Man in court over historical Burnley rape charge

A 46-year-old man appeared before Burnley magistrates, accused of conspiracy to rape a girl under the age of 16 years, in the town.

Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 8:57 am
Updated Wednesday, 18th December 2019, 8:58 am
Burnley Magistrates' Court

Yasin Hamid-Taha is alleged to have committed the offence between May 2000 and May 2002.

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The defendant, of Mount Pleasant Road, Tottenham, London, was unconditionally bailed until a hearing at Burnley Crown Court on February 7th.

His co-defendant, Audrey Hamid- Taha (53), of Forth View Esplanade, Kirkcaldy, Fife, appeared before the Burnley Bench in October and her hearing at the higher court was also adjourned until the same date.