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Five men were found guilty today; Clockwise from top left: Tayab Dad, Nasar Dad, Basharat Dad, Matloob Hussain and Mohammed Sadiq. Amjad Ali pleaded guilty in February. ─ Photo courtesy South Yorkshire Police
Five men were found guilty today; Clockwise from top left: Tayab Dad, Nasar Dad, Basharat Dad, Matloob Hussain and Mohammed Sadiq. Amjad Ali pleaded guilty in February. ─ Photo courtesy South Yorkshire Police

Six men were were jailed by a British court on Thursday for sexually abusing two minors who they drugged with alcohol and cannabis, BBC reported.

One of the minors was 11 years old when the assaults began. She became pregnant at age 12. The other girl was 13 years old at the time of the assault.

The crimes took place between 1999 and 2001 in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Read more: Report finds 1,400 children exploited in UK town

Judge Sarah Wright, commenting on a DNA analysis of defendant Amjad Ali, said the results showed he was "60 million times more likely responsible" for impregnating his 13-year-old victim rather than an "unknown male".

The judge told the defendent that she had "no hesitation" in concluding that Ali had sexual intercourse with the girl while she was heavily intoxicated, so much so "that she was unable to remember you".

In an impact statement read to the court, the victim said: "There's evil and truly evil people in the world. I feel my child was the product of pure evil. I was drawn into a world of fear, rape and horrific abuse, I lost my childhood at the hands of those men."

Two of the defendants shouted "Allahu Akbar" as they were escorted after sentencing.

One of the victims shouted back "justice is served" as police moved the convicts into the public gallery.

The sentences

Basharat Dad, 32, of Eldon Road, Rotherham - jailed for 20 years for six counts of rape, five counts of indecent assault, and one count of false imprisonment.

Nasser Dad, 36, of Cranworth Road, Rotherham - sentenced to 14 years and six months for one count of false imprisonment, one count of rape and one count of inciting gross indecency with a child. He was acquitted of one charge of rape and one charge of sexual intercourse with a girl under 13.

Tayab Dad, 34, of St Lawrence Road, Sheffield - jailed for 10 years for one count of rape.

Mohammed Sadiq, 41, of Oxley Grove, Rotherham - sentenced to 13 years for one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under 13.

Matloob Hussain, 42, of Doncaster Road, Rotherham - sentenced to 13 years for one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under 13.

Amjad Ali, 36, of Broad Lane, Hodthorpe, Worksop - jailed for 11 years after pleading guilty to sexual intercourse with a girl under 13.

Comments (89) Closed

Mukul Feb 03, 2017 03:32pm

Live in UK and act like living in stone age countries

asif Feb 03, 2017 03:32pm

What a way to bring that much popularity of ones' country. These people and like are disgrace not only for their family but for the whole community. I am so happy that they got what they deserve.

Bobby Feb 03, 2017 03:41pm

these guys must have been given harsher punishment.. what a shame...

Ahmed Feb 03, 2017 03:48pm

These disgraceful men should be traced back to their original towns, villages and families to be exposed and shamed in their home. Same people think and behave differently. This could be a lesson to such families.

Saqlain Feb 03, 2017 03:47pm

Justice is served from all angles. No mercy for such sort of heinous crimes

Pakistan Zindabad Feb 03, 2017 03:51pm

Prove of DNA evidence in vain these days. As practical evidence are quite different in some cases. Although i don't favour any culprits if proved guilty.

Adnan Feb 03, 2017 03:55pm

So the justice is best served!

Gerry D'Cunha Feb 03, 2017 03:53pm

These disgraceful people bring bad name to our country and moreover to their religion.

Falcon1 Feb 03, 2017 03:51pm

The are a disgrace to the human race, a source of shame to their families, their faith, their community and their erstwhile homeland.

Such a shameful act, by some members of the same family - who no doubt were married and probably had daughters of their own of the same age, or even older.

Behram Feb 03, 2017 03:59pm

should be imprisoned for life in hard labour camp

Hamid Feb 03, 2017 04:04pm

shameful creatures, despicable and enemies of humanity...

Tanweer Khan Feb 03, 2017 04:11pm

Justice is done.

It was to tackle these problems, myself and a few other law abiding British Pakistanis living in the UK started a campaign called PAGAL - so that this kind of stuff never happens again to any girl.

Please do visit our website for more details.

Ali Rizvi Feb 03, 2017 04:14pm

And we couldn't even charge people in the Kasur Child abuse scandal! Such a shame!

Shahzeb Abbasi Feb 03, 2017 04:21pm

Some how 10 years or 13 years imprisonment seems to good for these vile creatures..They deserve something much more harsher..I hope they rot in hell

DEV Feb 03, 2017 04:20pm

Once these guys serve their sentences they should be deported to the countries they migrated from.

Nawaz Feb 03, 2017 04:34pm

@DEV "countries they migrated from."

Look at them? Which country do you think they come from? Not countries! They are own kin and ilk.

Modi 4 World Feb 03, 2017 04:42pm


Modi 4 World Feb 03, 2017 04:42pm

Shame for humanity

Ahsan Gul Feb 03, 2017 04:48pm

look these faces of Pakistani decedents with Muslim names and read their crimes. Did west taught them these values? West is right to ban these people. Why we Pakistani always try to hide the facts?

tric Feb 03, 2017 04:57pm

They deserved even harsher punishment.

Muzaffar Ali Feb 03, 2017 05:00pm

God bless the Justice System in UK.

Muzaffar Ali Feb 03, 2017 05:06pm

God bless the Justice System in UK.

Khurram Feb 03, 2017 05:04pm

What happened to thousands of child abuse in kasur?

Raza Feb 03, 2017 05:06pm

@Pakistan Zindabad what do you know about DNA testing and forensic sciences? If you are trying to make a comment in favor of these monsters, it least do not discredit science!

Muzaffar Ali Feb 03, 2017 05:13pm

Why did it take so long for the verdict.....crime took place in 1999.

SAEED MASOOD Feb 03, 2017 05:13pm

shameful beasts..

justice Feb 03, 2017 05:16pm

Justice is actually served. US/UK prisons are known to be very harsh for child abusers. Such prisoners are considered lowest of the low. Especially rest of the prisoners are given full pass to exploit them. All these will soon get the same treatment in their rears what they did to poor child!

Someone Feb 03, 2017 05:20pm

Send them to Guantanamo bay for lifetime period

Taimur Feb 03, 2017 05:15pm

@Pakistan Zindabad I think you are referring to the statement by Maulana Shirani. What a shame we try to find justification to support even such criminals . What you know about DNA test?

changez khan Feb 03, 2017 05:24pm

good to see these sick people behind bars.

Iftikhar Husain Feb 03, 2017 05:34pm

Finally justice has been done.

sydney Fernandes Feb 03, 2017 05:34pm

I am so Glad that they are convicted,

truthseeker Feb 03, 2017 05:39pm

they should have been given life sentences...and no release..

Awan Feb 03, 2017 05:37pm

These people should be behind the bar for ever and severe punishment should be served everyday.

Gerry D'Cunha Feb 03, 2017 05:45pm

These shameful people are giving chance to Trump immigration ban more boost.

Zak Feb 03, 2017 05:50pm

These 6 do not represent the whole community. Remember there are a million pakistanis who are an epitome of a perfect citizen in UK. The Mayor of London is of Pakistani ancestory and he was elected by the London public.

These evil 6 got their Justice. In jail it will be worse for them.

Hussain surhio Feb 03, 2017 05:48pm

Jugde did well to convinct

Alba Feb 03, 2017 05:55pm

Their children will not want to admit who their condemned fathers are. They will probable change their names and move away from wherever they are living. The wives have nothing to say, but these men have damaged their children who will never forgive them. This investigation has been going on for sometime and it is the best ammunition the English Defense League ever had.

Mohammad Afzal Feb 03, 2017 05:57pm

Sick people....

Hussain surhio Feb 03, 2017 06:01pm

Jugde did well to convinct said accused persons and they are unable to live amöng us

Tom Feb 03, 2017 05:58pm

@Pakistan Zindabad DNA matching has enabled the solving of many "cold case"crimes that have remained open on the books for many years, even decades. Some criminals have been caught because DNA found at a crime scene or on a body directed attention of police to a suspect that was a close relative of a person with DNA on record. It's very difficult for the defense to refute DNA evidence.

Alba Feb 03, 2017 05:57pm

@asif ..... I can tell you his, not all of them will survive in prison. Prison may be a dead sentence for some of them. Child rapists are hated by the other inmates in prison. They may have to spend their lives in solitary confinement away from the general population. They hate rapists and child molesters in prison.

Tom Feb 03, 2017 06:03pm

UK Home Office Minister Sarah Newton has called for tougher punishments in such cases, by making better use of trafficking and modern slavery legislation (Modern Slavery Act 2015) against the perpetrators.

hedgefunder Feb 03, 2017 06:18pm

@DEV Sadly we can't as most of these Animals have dual Nationality ! Furthermore they will fight the case on Human rights basis @ further cost to us poor Taxpayers , as most of them & their families will be living off the state ! Its a very sad state of affairs in UK @ present !

Adnan Feb 03, 2017 06:40pm

And then we complain that why US and Western countries do not want Pakistani citizens.

UKumar Feb 03, 2017 06:49pm

Why such a lenient sentence for such a heinous crime?

Muzzamil Feb 03, 2017 06:51pm

Took 17 years to serve justice. What a shame.

Jubeir Feb 03, 2017 07:02pm

Now they will be the ones rot in prison . Justice served.

inns ali Feb 03, 2017 06:57pm

Sick ppl, disgraceful,

B.Patel. USA Feb 03, 2017 07:11pm

@Tanweer Khan , great start. Pl keep it up. Your actions are appreciated by all the girls in the world.

Ouzzy Feb 03, 2017 07:23pm

@Ahsan Gul did muslims teach them thease things?, do u even know what the punishments would have been to these lot under sharia law?.

Ouzzy Feb 03, 2017 07:20pm

@Mukul rcih coming from some1 in india.

PAYAL Feb 03, 2017 07:25pm

Sick disgusting monsters. Shameless. They should be punished more. Surely they must be married and having children of their own! God save the children from such vile creatures.

Tanweer Khan Feb 03, 2017 07:25pm

@B.Patel. USA

Thanks - we set this campaign up in Sep 2014.

We are making slow progress. If we can just save one girl, it will have been worth all the effort.

Kamran Feb 03, 2017 07:47pm

The UK is filled with backward men like this whose parents migrated from Pakistan. They are a blight and shame on British Pakistani's who are contributing positively to society.

Krishnan Feb 03, 2017 07:44pm

@Zak should not generalize.

ali Feb 03, 2017 07:47pm

@Ahmed Shaming does not bring retribution. Tormenting families does not serve any useful purpose either. Challenging misogynistic views in the safety of the home may help curb this kind of behavior.

N_Saq Feb 03, 2017 07:48pm

This is how the justice is done. Again if Pak wants to join the comity of civilized nations then justice must be served under all circumstances and everyone i.e. Mullahs, Generals, Feudals, PM, Justices etc etc should all come under the purview of the law.

However, I will add here is that Pak is on the right track and now the need of the hour is to strengthen, implement and enforcement of laws and it will happen when people will elect leaders with no baggage. Remember a corrupt, criminal etc will never implement laws that he/she have to face tomorrow.

PAKISTAN FIRST Feb 03, 2017 08:03pm

@Muzaffar Ali : So what is your point here, it is better late than never

Usman Ahmed Feb 03, 2017 08:47pm

Its not malala that brings shame to this country. Its men like these of Pakistani origin.

Tayyaba Feb 03, 2017 08:42pm

Wish they were given harsh punishments! life sentence in bad living conditions.. :@

Waaris Feb 03, 2017 09:04pm

@Mukul it is the act of few which brings bad name to the whole community. Majority will agree that every white person is not racist and every Hindu is not RSS follower!!

s.khan Feb 03, 2017 09:22pm

These monsters deserve to suffer. Young girls in Rotherham will be safe while these people are locked up.

Justwasif Feb 03, 2017 09:29pm

Justice served

فوزیہ خان Feb 03, 2017 10:01pm

Crime happened in 1999 and justice is done in 2017 What a great justice system

Shoaib Arif Feb 04, 2017 12:17am

Disgusting. Shame on these people.

deva Feb 04, 2017 05:39am

Why hiding the facts of these guys origin and accept it first and then try to correct. Trump ban is because of these type of guys behavior

Ahsan Gul Feb 04, 2017 08:23am

@Ouzzy - no Muslims did not teach them but the Muslim society they were raised definitely did. Culture in Pakistan and in our society is too soft for crimes like this. You are going to see rise in brutal crimes in rural and villages in Pakistan as the parliament just approved panchayat and jirga counsels. There rich and landlord will get away.

Ali Feb 04, 2017 10:30am

What a big shame.

M A Khan Feb 04, 2017 02:50pm

Look at their faces they look like noble respectable people and look at their heinous behaviour. how would they felt if their sister or daughter was treated as they treated those vulnerable young girls. These kind of hypocrites give a bad name to our community and Islam. I would say luck them up and throw the key away. Rot in hell.

Sajjad Khan-Sherwani Feb 04, 2017 03:30pm

These sentences are too little seeing how these thugs enjoy the British social state and then misuse their girls, as a reward in turn. They have no place in a civilized society and I would suggest deporting them to the country of their ancestors after serving the full sentence, by stripping them of the British nationality,

DIL DIL PAKISTAN, toronto, canada Feb 04, 2017 03:52pm

We should have similar jail terms for people doing corruption in Pakistan.

mba Feb 04, 2017 04:09pm

How dare these criminals pronounce the name of Allmighty after being found guilty for one of the worst crimes! Unfortunately almost all of them would come free alive. For me, anything less than life long prison is the minimum punishment. After all the poor victims would suffer the rest of their lives. Besides that, who can be sure what they can do to innocent childern, when they come out.

masterboy Feb 04, 2017 04:29pm

Just thinking about how can they rape dont they have daughters and rape children thats insane and that they call themselvs muslims terrible

Tahir Baloch Feb 04, 2017 04:47pm

Ugly deeds...animals..should be punished to the max.

Farooq khan Feb 04, 2017 05:48pm

Shame on u all

ehsan Feb 04, 2017 05:51pm

I hope they throw the keys away and keep them locked for teh ret off theirr lives. What vermin these guys.

LAHORI KID Feb 04, 2017 08:23pm

This is a sad day, not just for the country, but all humanity, how can grown men treat little bodies the way they did? I wish they would rot in jails for the rest of their lives.

Mukul Feb 04, 2017 10:33pm

@Ouzzy so you feel the west taught them this behavior? Really? Complete disregard for women's rights is not a western value

nizamuddin Ahmad Aali Feb 04, 2017 11:45pm

Very sad. These people should been punished harshly such as life in prision or death sentence. Rebuilding the life of the little girl will be a challenge for mama & dad.May God The Almighty give them the strenghth and courage to face the harsh reality which has been brought upon them by these animals.

anwarSHER Feb 04, 2017 11:45pm

They deserve to be in Pakistani Jail.

Shakeel Ahmad Feb 05, 2017 07:24am

MashaAllah! This is how justice gets served!!!! I only hope and wish Pakistan courts could do the same...

AXH Feb 05, 2017 08:11am

By looking at the guise of some of these individuals, it is not difficult to assume that they are so-called "close to the religion". However, their deeds are nothing but evil.

k p rao chennai Feb 05, 2017 09:05am

Justice prevails. wheels of justice rind slowly but they grind exceedingly fine. all the convicted should have been hanged but UK has abolished capital punishment.

Irad Feb 05, 2017 09:13am

Minor girls lives ruined & the peroetrators get just a rap in their knuckles! Justice system punishes the victims again, for the second time.

Sara Feb 05, 2017 10:02am

These are the lowest form of human being.

youshay Feb 05, 2017 07:50pm

These are our children. Its our pain. It's is pain they would carry and shame that we would carry. Sadly the exploitation is global. It's in all cultures, rich and poor, people of all different religions, culture and race. The question is what are we doing now to eliminate it? What will we do to eliminate it?

Deepa Feb 06, 2017 11:04am

Unfortunately this is just a small sample as there were actually 100's of these cases and number of victims in the 1000's. And it was a big failure in part of U.K justice system, but finally good to see them being convicted.

Deepa Feb 06, 2017 11:09am

Sad for the victims. Even though they were children themselves, some of them ended up having children of their own. Too tragic.