Fifteen people accused of raping girl under 16 in Bradford

Police are appealing for information
Police are appealing for information

Police in Bradford have charged 14 men and a 16-year-old male from Keighley with offences of rape and sexual activity with a child under 16.

The allegations are historic in nature having occurred between 2011 and 2012 and relate to, in the main, one female victim who was aged under 16 at the time. One of the allegations relates to a second victim was also under 16 at the time of the offence in 2009.

All those charged have been released on police bail and are due to appear at Bradford Magistrates Court on Tuesday, June 30.

The 14 men are:

Sufyan Ziarab, 22, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x2)

Yasser Kabir, 24, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x4)

Bilal Ziarab, 20, of Bradford. He is charged with rape (x2)

Tauqeer Hussain, 22, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x4)

Israr Ali, 19, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x2)

Rohail Iqbal, 21, of Keighley. He is charged with rape

Rohail Hussain, 18, of Keighley. He is charged with rape

Nasir Khan, 23, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x3)

Saqib Younis, 28, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x2)

Hussain Sardar, 18, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x2)

Zain Ali, 20, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x2)

Faisal Khan, 26, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x2)

Khalid Raja Mahmood, 34, of Keighley. He is charged with rape (x5)

Mohamed Akram, aged 62, of Keighley. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.