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Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Men jailed for Child Sex

6 years and 2 years prison sentences


Two local men of Pakistani heritage were jailed on Monday, 16 February 2015, for having sex with 3 under-aged girls at a Slough Borough Council flat in Apsley House, Stratfield Road in the heart of Slough, on the east (Langley) side of Tesco's Wellington Street petrol station.

46 year old Mr Esmatullah Haidaree of Farm Crescent, Slough, got 2 years immediate jail for:-

inciting a child to engage in sexual activity and sexual assault in Slough, Berkshire, committed against three female victims aged 14 and 15-years-old in 2013.

The earliest Mr Haidaree can be released is 15 February 2016.

23 year old Mr Azim Ahmed of Diamond Road, Slough, got 6 years immediate jail for:-

sexual activity with a child in Slough, Berkshire, committed against three female victims, aged 14 and 15-years-old, in 2013.

The earliest Mr Ahmed can be released is 15 February 2018.

History


  1. Thames Valley Police said During the early hours of Sunday 7 April 2013 a member of the public reported two young girls sleeping on a mattress in a council flat.
  2. The police attended and found two young girls. The girls said they had been offered a place to stay for the night. Curious police officers began asking questions which resulted in those girls, and another girl, claiming they had been sexually abused by Mr Haidaree and Mr Ahmed.
  3. The police's Child Abuse Investigation Unit (CAIU) arrested Mr Ahmed in May 2013 and Mr Haidaree in June 2013. Both men were released on police bail.
  4. On Thursday, 27 March 2014, both men were charged with contravening the Sexual Offences Act 2003.
  5.   Mr Ahmed was changed with 8 offences:-

    • Engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 between 14 March 2013 and 18 March 2013
    • Engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 between 5 April 2013 and 8 April 2013
    • Four counts of engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 between 31 January 2013 and 23 May 2013
    • Two counts of causing/inciting a girl 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity – no penetration – between 14 March 2013 and 18 March 2013

      Mr Haidaree was charged with:-

    • Engaging in non-penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 between 14 March 2013 to 8 April 2013
    • Two counts of engaging in non-penetrative sexual activity with a girl 13 to 15 between 31 January 2013 and 23 May 2013
    • Engaging in non-penetrative sexual activity with girl 13 to 15 between 14 March 2013 to 18 March 2013
    • Cause/incite a girl 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity – no penetration – between 31 January 2013 and 23 May 2013
    • Cause/incite a girl 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity – no penetration – between 14 March 2013 and 18 March 2013

      They must attend Slough Magistrates’ Court on Monday 14 April 2014.

  6. In December 2014, a 2.1/2 week trial by jury started at Reading Crown Court. Both men denied all the charges. The girls gave evidence. The jury heard the men gave the girls food, money, alcoholic drinks and, according to the Slough Observer newspaper, "illegal drugs" on several occasions between January and May 2013.
  7. The trial finished on 16 December 2014 when the jury found both men guilty of some of the charges. The Judge, Joanna Cutts QC, also known as the Recorder of Amersham (appointed on 16 November 2011 to the South Eastern circuit), deferred sentencing until Monday 16 February 2015.
  8. On 16 February 2015, during a one hour 8 minutes hearing, attended by the men's families and the Mayor of Slough councillor Shafiq Chaudhry, the judge sentenced both men to prison. Subsequently unspecified concerns about Cllr Chaudhry's conduct were sent to his local authority, Labour-controlled Slough Unitary Authority (also known as Slough Borough Council).

The Slough Times hopes the girls have recovered from their experience and will be able to form normal relationships with people who will respect them instead of exploiting them.

Inevitably one questions why three vulnerable and immature girls, aged between 14 and 15 when the sexual offences occurred in 2013, were out all night when they have parents or guardians responsible for their care and welfare.

One has to wonder precisely whom had a legal duty to care for the girls and why that entity (parent/parents/social workers/foster parents) had not reported the girls absence from their home, or where they then lived, to the police.

If adults had done their duty to the girls, it is possible this regrettable series of incidents may not have occurred.

Men must learn too, that despite sex being a pleasurable experience, sex must be by informed consent. A child can not give consent to sexual activity with an adult because of the child's immaturity (regardless of the child's claims to be grown-up). Children do not normally understand all the implications of 'informed consent'. That is why the Law protects them.

The warning has to be, for a few moments of pleasure you can get years of jail - its just not worth it.

Whenever the public see children in unusual places or at unusual times or engaged in unusual activities, the public should tell the police by telephoning 101 or anonymously telephoning Crime Stoppers on 0800-555 111.

Both men have been under enormous personal pressure and stress ever since the police first arrested them one year 8 months earlier. Their families have suffered too, and will continue to do so, for the men's wrong, stupid and reckless behaviour.

The Slough Times believes if the men knew the consequences of their actions, before they did anything, they would have kept their zips done-up, their hands in their own pockets and avoided the girls like the plague.

Adult sex with children may be normal in some parts of Pakistan and in some other countries but here in the West our society does NOT tolerated it. The mosques should advise their congregations that Children have Rights, including the Right not to be abused.