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Banbury child sex exploitation: Six men charged

Six men have been charged in connection with an investigation into child sexual exploitation in Banbury.

Thames Valley Police said the charges followed a series of warrants it carried out on Tuesday.

The men, who are all from Banbury and aged between 19 and 21, are charged with a total of 22 offences.

They have all been remanded in custody and are due to appear at Banbury Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Police said the offences relate to five girls and took place in Banbury and surrounding areas between 2011 and 2014, when the victims were aged between 13 and 15.

The men are:

  • Ahmed Hassan-Sule, 20, of Glyndebourne Gardens - charged with nine counts of sexual activity with a child.
  • Said Saleh, 20, of Orchard Way - charged with one count of sexual activity with a child.
  • Mohamed Saleh, 21, of Orchard Way - charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child and one of rape of a female under 16.
  • Takudzwa Hova, 21, of Broughton Road - charged with one count sexual activity with a child, one count of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity, and one of rape of a female under 16.
  • Kagiso Manase, 20, of Warwick Road - charged with two counts of sexual activity with a child and two counts of causing or inciting a child to engage in sexual activity.
  • Alexandru Nae, 19, of Broome Way - charged with one count of sexual activity with a child and one of rape of a child under 16.

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