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.
8:30am Saturday 29th August 2015
A TOP transplant surgeon has backed the Oxford Mail organ donation campaign saying more donors are needed than ever before.
9:00am Saturday 29th August 2015
A RAPIST who disappeared before his trial to escape justice is believed to have had a second passport he could have used to flee the country.
8:00am Saturday 29th August 2015
MOVING tributes were paid to Carole Roberts yesterday at the former Lord Mayor of Oxford’s funeral.
7:00am Saturday 29th August 2015
SEVEN men have appeared in court accused of a catalogue of sex offences against children including raping underage girls.
6:30am Saturday 29th August 2015
PLANS for an Oxford Garden City could return as the Vale looks to accommodate 4,000 new homes.
6:00am Saturday 29th August 2015
FULL plans have been revealed for 140 new homes in Littlemore near Heyford Hill Sainsbury’s.