|Credit: Avon and Somerset Police|
And they are all Muslim; is anybody surprised? Kudos to Avon and Somerset police.
The charges come after a series of raids by officers on addresses in Bristol and one in Newport, South Wales.
Avon and Somerset Police say the offences are alleged to have happened in the Bristol area between 200(?) and 2013 against seven girls who were then aged between 12 and 15.
A team from Barnardo’s Against Sexual Exploitation are supporting two of the girls.
In a statement, the police said that the Crown Prosecution Service has authorised charges against:
Mohammed Dahir Osman AKA Iman, 28, of Newport in South Wales, has been charged with five counts of rape and he has been released on bail.
Abdirahman Galal AKA Ramsey, 25, of Redcliffe, Bristol, has been charged with three counts of rape of a child under 13.
Mohammed Ismail Dahir AKA Kamal, 23, has been charged with eight counts of rape.
Sakariya Hassan Sheikh AKA Zak, 22, has been charged with 24 counts including rape, sexual assault, trafficking and supply of class B drugs.
Abdirashid Abdulahi, AKA Older Abs, 22, has been charged with four counts of rape.
Nasir Ibrahim Mahamoud AKA Ace, 22, of Barton Hill, Bristol, has been charged with four counts of rape and one count of receiving stolen goods.
Nuridin Mohamoud, AKA Ahmed, 21, of Bristol, has been charged with one count of rape and one count of false imprisonment.