Police charge 29 people with historic offences of rape, trafficking and abduction

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Police have charged 29 people with offences including rape, trafficking with intent to engage in sexual exploitation, sexual activity with a child, child neglect, child abduction, supply of Class A drugs and possession and making of indecent images of children

The allegations against the defendants are non-recent sexual offences, having occurred between 2004 and 2011 and relate to 18 women.

The offences were committed against them as children in the Huddersfield area and are alleged to have taken place while the women were aged between 11 and 17-years-old.

The defendants have been released on police bail and they will appear at Huddersfield Magistrates Court on 12 April 2017.

The defendants are:

AMERE SINGH DHALIWAL, 34, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape (x21), supply of Class A drugs (x4), supply of Class B drugs, supply of controlled substances with intention to engage in sexual activity, trafficking female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x14), Incite a child to engage in sexual activity (x5), sexual assault by penetration, sexual touching (x3), possession of decent images of a child (x3), racially aggravated assault and incite a child into prostitution.

IRFAN AHMED, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x6), sexual touching, taking indecent images of a child and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

ASIF BASHIR, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape (x4) and attempted rape.

ZAHID HASSAN, 28, of Huddersfield. He charged with trafficking a child within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x5), rape (x8), racially aggravated assault, supply of Class A drugs (x2), inciting a child into sexual activity, child abduction (x2) and attempted rape.

MANZOOR HASSAN, 37, of Huddersfield. He is charged with supply of noxious substance with intent to injure, annoy or aggrieve female, supply of Class A drugs (x2) and incite a child into prostitution.

MOHAMMED KAMMER, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with 2 counts of rape.

MOHAMMED RIZWAN ASLAM, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with 2 counts of rape.

ABDUL REHMAN HANIF, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape, supply of Class A drugs, supply of Class B drugs (x2), supply of controlled substance with intent to engage in sexual activity, sexual touching and trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

MOHAMMED ASAF AKRAM, 31, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape (x7), trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x3), child abduction, supply of Class B drugs, sexual touching and threats to kill.

RAJ SINGH BARSRAN, 33, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual touching (x2) and rape.

MANSOOR AKHTAR, 25, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape, attempted rape and trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x2).

NIAZ AHMED, 53, of Huddersfield. He is charged with inciting a child into sexual activity and sexual touching (x2).

MOHAMMAD NAHMAN ,31, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, sexual touching, rape (x2).

HAMZHA ALI SALEEM, 37, of Manchester. He is charged with trafficking female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x3).

WAQAS MAHMOOD, 36, of Huddersfield. He is charged with 3 counts of rape.

NAVEEDA HABIB, 38, of Huddersfield. She is charged with one count of child neglect.

SHAHNAZ AKHTAR MALIK, 55, of Huddersfield. She is charged with one count of child neglect.

NASARAT HUSSAIN, 28, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape (x3), attempted rape and inciting a female to engage in sexual activity.

SAJID HUSSAIN, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with facilitating the commission of sexual activity on a child, rape (x3) and inciting a child into sexual activity.

ZULWARNAIN DOGAR, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual touching and trafficking a female within UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

MOHAMMAD IFRAZ, 28, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation (x3), rape, false imprisonment, child abduction, taking indecent images of a child and inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

FAISAL NADEEM, 30, of Huddersfield. He is charged with supply of Class A drugs, rape and possession of extreme pornography

MOHAMMAD AZEEM, 31, of Bradford. He is charged with 3 counts of rape.

MOHAMMAD IMRAN IBRAR, 32, of Huddersfield. He is charged with trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation, facilitating the commission of sexual activity on a child, assault occasioning actual bodily harm, supply of Class B drugs.

EVERTON LA BASTIDE, 50, of Huddersfield. He is charged with 2 counts of sexual touching.

MOHAMMED SAQIB RAHEEL, 30, of Dudley. He is charged with child abduction and trafficking a female within the UK with a view to her sexual exploitation.

ZUBAIR AHMED, 30, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape and possession of extreme pornography.

USMAN KHALID, 29, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual assault by penetration, child abduction and sexual touching.

ALEEM JAVAID, 27, of Huddersfield. He is charged with rape and supply of Class B drugs.