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Doctor "arranged golf trip" while examining teenage rape victim
A DOCTOR was "on the phone arranging a golf trip" while examining a 14-year-old girl who had been raped, the Old Bailey heard this morning.
The unnamed witness, known as Girl 3, told the court a doctor was "completely insensitive" after she told police she had been raped.
The young woman, now 20, this morning finished giving evidence at the trial of nine men accused of raping and selling young girls for sex in Oxford.
She claims Bassam Karrar beat her and "brutally" raped her at the Nanford Guest House in November 2006.
But she said the doctor who medically examined her was not someone she "felt comfortable" talking to.
She said: "He was on the phone arranging a golf trip whilst I was on the table.
"He was completely insensitive."
The doctor is due to give evidence next week.
Mark Milliken-Smith, defending Karrar, said on Monday the witness had made up the rape allegation to "avoid getting in to trouble" for running away.
But the witness denied it and said it had been "awful" recollecting the rape.
She cried and said: "To be told that I am lying is even harder. I didn't lie and I didn't make it up."
And when asked why she testified, she said: "I feel I deserve to be believed and I deserve to get justice for what he did to me. It wasn't fair and I didn't deserve it."
The witness told the jury said she had found giving evidence "embarrassing".
She said: "It's very embarrassing to say you can't remember now many people you have slept with or how many drugs you had taken."
And when asked by prosecutor Noel Lucas why she had left accusations about other men out of her police statements, she said: "I didn't want to be involved in anymore men being questioned.
"I couldn't do another trial or bring up anymore memories. So I just didn't want to talk about any of the other people that aren't here."
The young woman also claims Bassam's brother Mohammed Karrar got her addicted to drugs before forcing her to have sex with strangers in return for drugs.
And when asked by Mr Lucas why she gave evidence about Mohammed Karrar despite not previously telling police about him, she said: "I am a lot stronger, I am able to do it now."
Mr Lucas asked: "How do you now feel about the manner Mohammed used you to service his customers?"
She said: "It makes me very angry. It's completely disgusting."
The woman last week told the court she was a "tear away" at the time of the abuse.
She told the court today: "I didn't feel able to talk to anybody. I had to just run away because I was scared of what people would think or find out.
"I felt completely out of control."
The witness's mother has begun giving evidence and is expected to finish this afternoon.
The nine defendants deny all 79 charges.
The trial continues.