19th June 2018
Two men have been charged with raping and indecently assaulting a girl aged 14 as part of the National Crime Agency’s investigation into child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham.
Abid Saddiq (37) from Masbrough in Rotherham and Waseem Khaliq (33) from Eldon Street in Sheffield were arrested on the 11 June on suspicion of rape, conspiracy to rape and indecent assault dating back to 2001.
They have also been charged child abduction after two girls aged 14 and 15 were taken to Sheffield for the purposes of sexual activity in 2002.
Both Saddiq and Khaliq have been bailed until their next hearing on 21 June at Sheffield Magistrates Court.