Six men up in court over child sex allegations

The men will appear at Oxford Crown Court on July 4

The men will appear at Oxford Crown Court on July 4

First published in News

SIX men accused of involvement in child sexual exploitation have appeared at Banbury Magistrates’ Court.

The alleged victims are three girls, who were aged between 13 and 15 at the time that they were said to have been abused.

The court heard the alleged incidents took place between 2011 and 2014 in houses in Banbury, in People’s Park, Princess Diana Park, and Banbury United Football Club, all in Banbury, and a Vauxhall Corsa car.

The defendants spoke only to confirm their names, date of birth and addresses.

None of them entered a plea.

District judge Andrew Vickers refused bail for all six and they are to remain in custody until they appear at Oxford Crown Court on July 4.

Ahmed Hassan-Sule, aged 20, of Glyndebourne Gardens, Banbury, has been charged with nine counts of sexual activity with a child.

Said Saleh, aged 20, of Orchard Way, Banbury, has been charged with one count of sexual activity with a child.

Mohamed Saleh, aged 21, of Orchard Way, Banbury, has been charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child and one count of rape of a female under 16.

Takudzwa Hova, aged 21, of Broughton Road, Banbury, has been charged with one count of sexual activity with a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and one count of rape of a female under 16.

Kagiso Manase, aged 20, of Warwick Road, Banbury, was charged with three counts of sexual activity with a child and two counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.

Originally from South Africa, he is also being investigated by the Border Agency.

The final defendant Alexandru Nae, aged 19, of Broome Way, Banbury, has been charged with one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of rape of a child under 16.

  • Our top stories:

Tributes paid to man stabbed to death by Abingdon riverbank

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A WOMAN was last night being held in custody on suspicion of murder after a man was found fatally stabbed in Abingdon.

Robber sent to prison for part in £11,000 Park End Street attack

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A ROBBER who beat a man up as a distraction while his accomplice stole £11,000 from his victim’s wife has been jailed.

Let Oxford expand beyond its boundaries says housing crisis report

Oxford Mail: oxford city council logo

7:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OXFORD is an example of a city which should be allowed to grow beyond its boundaries, according to a national report.

Drop former English Defence League leader as speaker, Oxford Union urged

Oxford Mail: The Oxford Union

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

NEARLY 200 Oxford academics, students, councillors and trade union leaders have signed an open letter calling for the Oxford Union to cancel an invitation to the former leader of the English Defence League to speak.

We've had enough of pay freezes say striking JR radiographers

Oxford Mail:

6:40am Tuesday 21st October 2014

RADIOGRAPHERS from Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital went on strike for four hours yesterday in protest at a pay freeze.

Lorry driver failed to brake in time to avoid fatal crash, jury told

Oxford Mail: Oxford Crown Court

6:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A LORRY driver had 12 seconds in which he failed to brake before fatally crashing into a broken-down car on the M40 in Oxfordshire, a jury was told.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree