New date set for gang rape trial

A NEW date for the trial of six Brierfield men accused of sexually exploiting and abusing a 14-year-old girl has been set.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 15th June 2012, 12:10 pm

The jury at Burnley Crown Court was dramatically discharged by the judge yesterday and the case has been adjourned until March 13th, 2013.

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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 the victim.