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Rotherham man charged with historical sexual abuse

A man has been charged with child sex offences as part of an investigation into historical child sexual abuse in Rotherham.

Khuram Javed, 34, from Faraday Court, Rotherham, has been charged as part of Operation Stovewood.

The charges relate to two girls. They include rape and sexual activity, plus arranging travel with a view to exploitation, between 2008 and 2014.

Mr Javed is due to appear at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on 20 July.

Operation Stovewood is the National Crime Agency's (NCA) investigation into non-familial sexual abuse in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013.

A total of 26 men have been arrested and eight have been charged in relation to 24 offences so far, the NCA said.

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