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The men from Telford were told how they had abused their "helpless" victim who said she was forced to perform sex acts in a churchyard and raped on a filthy mattress above a shop. In total, ring leader Mohammed Ali Sultan, Mohammad Rizwan, Shafiq Younas and Amjad Hussain were handed sentences ranging from four-and-a-half to eight years. Younas, 35, of Regent Street, Wellington, near Telford, who was convicted of indecently assaulting the victim in a churchyard, was jailed for four-and-a-half years. Four men from Telford have been jailed for between four-and-a-half and eight years at for sexually abusing a vulnerable young girl who was "passed around like a piece of meat". Britain will go to the polls on December 12 AFP via Getty 50/50 30 October 2019 SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon joins Alyn Smith, the SNP's candidate for Stirling, at the Made in Stirling Store and Creative Hub, during the general election campaign trail PA 1/50 18 December 2019 Luke Jerram's art installation 'Gaia', a replica of planet earth created using detailed Nasa imagery of the Earth's surface, hangs on display at the Eden Project in St Austell, Cornwall PA 2/50 17 December 2019 A surfer gets into the festive spirit at the inland surfing lagoon at The Wave, near Bristol PA 3/50 16 December 2019 Snowy conditions near Deepdale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park as snow hits parts of the UK PA 4/50 15 December 2019 Oisin Carson, 5, picks a Christmas tree at Wicklow Way Christmas tree farm in Roundwood PA 5/50 14 December 2019 First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, takes a selfie as she joins the SNPs newly elected MPs for a group photo outside the V&A Museum in Dundee, Scotland Getty Images 6/50 13 December 2019 Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds arrive back at Downing Street after the results for the general election were announced.
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Ali Sultan, formerly of Telford, was convicted of rape and three counts of indecent assault on Tuesday and has now been jailed for eight years. Co-defendant Mohammad Rizwan, 37, of Mafeking Road, Telford, was convicted of two counts of indecent assault and sentenced to five and a half years behind bars. Image copyright West Mercia Police Image caption Mohammed Ali Sultan, Mohammad Rizwan, Shafiq Younas and Amjad Hussain were convicted by a jury Ali Sultan, formerly of Telford, who was convicted after the trial at Birmingham Crown Court of rape and three counts of indecent assault, has been sentenced to eight years, with an extended licence of two years. Shafiq Younas, 35 of Regent Street, Wellington, has been sentenced to four and half years for indecent assault, as has Amjad Hussain, 38, of Acacia Drive, Leegomery, Telford.
Shafiq Younas, 35, of Regent Street, Wellington, near Telford, who was convicted of indecently assaulting the victim in a churchyard, was jailed for four-and-a-half years. Amjad Hussain, 38, of Acacia Drive, Leegomery, Telford, convicted of a single count of indecent assault on Tuesday, was also jailed for four-and-a-half years.