Men appeared at Sheffield Crown Court to face charges including rape, sexual activity with a child and trafficking

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bradford men face trial over child trafficking and sex offences against girl, 13 Bradford men face trial over child trafficking and sex offences against girl, 13

A provisional trial date has been set for five men, including four from Bradford, charged with child trafficking and sex offences against a 13-year-old girl.

The men appeared at Sheffield Crown Court yesterday.

Shakeal Rehman, 26, of Haworth Road, Bradford, has been charged with rape and trafficking the girl, who cannot be identified.

Usman Ali, 20, of St Mary’s Road, Manningham, and Yaseen Amini, 36, of Broadway, Bradford, have been charged with sexual activity with a child and trafficking.

Mohammed Shapal, 21, of Haworth Road, Bradford, was accused of sexual activity with a child. and Bekir Rasheed, 35, of Ulverston Road, Woodseats, Sheffield, was charged with trafficking. All five men have been remanded in custody.

A plea and case management hearing has been set for July 4 with a provisional trial date of October 27 at Sheffield Crown Court.

The charges relate to the week-long disappearance of the teenage girl from her Sheffield home last summer. She was later found in Bradford city centre and returned to her family.

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