Seven members of a sex grooming ring have been convicted of abusing children from Oxford.
An Old Bailey jury heard six girls were drugged and suffered sadistic abuse while aged between 11 and 15.
The court heard victims were plied with alcohol and drugs before being forced to perform sex acts. Some had also been beaten, burned and threatened.
Eight men had denied charges including rape, arranging child prostitution and trafficking between 2004 to 2012.
The judge told the guilty men: “You have been convicted of the most serious offences and long custodial sentences are inevitable.”
They are due to be sentenced on 26 June 2013.
The court heard that girls were tied up, burnt, suffocated, bitten, scratched and urinated upon.
Most of the victims chose to take vast quantities of hard drugs to deaden their senses, particularly when they knew they were being hired out to a large group of men for gang abuse sessions that could go on for days.
The victims would return to Oxford bleeding, injured and carrying sexually-transmitted diseases.
One of the victims described being plied with hard drugs and forced to have sex with strangers while being filmed at the age of 13.
On one occasion she was given so much crack cocaine she could not breathe and was rushed to hospital.
Another, who was groomed at the age of 11, said she fell in love with Mohammed Karrar who raped her, beat her with a baseball bat and forced her to have an illegal back-room abortion when she was 12-years-old.
She said of her abuse: “At the time I thought it was my choice and it was fine, but years on I can see I never had a choice. I said ‘no’ but I didn’t have a say.
“It was literally like a normal relationship but I know now it isn’t a normal relationship. I was a child.
“He told me he loved me. He said he would take me to Saudi Arabia when I was 15 and marry me. I believed him at the time.”
The jury at the Old Bailey considered the evidence for two-and-a-half days and returned the following verdicts.
Kamar Jamil was found guilty of five counts of rape, two counts of conspiracy to rape and one count of facilitating child prostitution.
Akhtar Dogar was found guilty of five counts of rape, three counts of conspiracy to rape, two counts of child prostitution and one count of trafficking.
Anjum Dogar was found guilty of four counts of rape, guilty of two counts of child prostitution, two conspiracy to rape and one count of trafficking
Assad Hussain was found not guilty of rape and guilty of two counts of sex with a child.
Mohammed Karrar was found guilty of two counts of conspiracy to rape, three counts of rape of a child, one count of using an instrument to procure miscarriage, two counts of trafficking, one count of assault of a child by penetration, one count of child prostitution, one count of rape and one count of supplying a class A drug.
Bassam Karrar – was found guilty of two counts of rape, one count of conspiracy to rape a child, one count of rape of a child, one count of child prostitution, one count of trafficking and one count of conspiracy to rape
Zeeshan Ahmed – was found guilty of two counts of sex with a child.
Mohammed Hussain – was found not guilty of three counts of sex with a child.
There was a scuffle in the dock as Ahmed struck out at Mohammed Hussain when he was cleared of the charges against him.
The Old Bailey was told the key members of the group used and abused the six victims in a systematic and organised sex trafficking ring over eight years until their arrest in 2012.
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