A sixth man from Brierfield is facing child sex offences over the alleged exploitation of a 14-year-old girl.And the other five?
Mohammed Imran Amjad, 25, of Halifax Road, is charged with conspiracy to rape and will face Burnley magistrates on February 14.
Five others – 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 – will appear at Burnley Crown Court on March 2 charged with the same offence.And there’s more!
Another man, Waqas Khalid, 18, of Halifax Road, Brierfield, is charged with witness intimidation and will stand trial at Burnley on July 4.Savour the diversity! And wonder if this trial, too, will fall foul of the same media blackout...