Child Sexual Abuse Ring in Halifax: 25 Men Charged

Halifax Courrier, February 9, 2015

In what police say is the largest child sexual exploitation (CSE) investigation in the country–bigger than high profile cases in Rochdale and Rotherham–the men face a combined total of 59 charges, including rape, sexual activity with a child under 16 and trafficking for the purposes of sexual exploitation.

The men, who are mainly from Halifax, are accused of committing the offences between 2006 and 2011.

A year-long investigation eventually saw them arrested in May 2013 and they were all formally charged at Halifax Police Station on Wednesday. They have all been released on bail and are due to appear at Calderdale Magistrates Court next Thursday.

The allegations centre around two girls, who are believed to have been in Calderdale Council’s care when the men were arrested, although the majority of them relate to one girl. It is thought the girls were as young as 13 when they were allegedly abused.

The majority of the men charged are from the Asian community and there are fears that the investigation could impact on race relations in Halifax.

However, Temporary Chief Superintendent Owen West, District Commander for Calderdale, said there are no immediate plans to heighten patrols around the town.

“Our issue going forward is around community engagement and how we respond to any issues that come on the back of these charges,” he said.

“For a period of time it’s highly likely that Calderdale will be under the spotlight a little bit.

“If we get increased tension or anger we have got plans to meet that. But we’re not going to go out in traditional high visibility yellow jackets because there’s no need for that at this stage.

“We’re very much seeing it as business as usual for now.”

Police officers and police partners were informed about the development in the investigation on Wednesday.

In October 2013 Calderdale District Commander Chief Superintendant Angela Williams promised a big crackdown on CSE and said targeting sex gangs was her top 

The men the police have charged

Hedar Ali, 35, of Nantwich, Cheshire. He is charged with rape (x2) and trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation (x2).

Fasil Mahmood, 35, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 and supply of a class B Drug.

Zameer Asif, 24, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child.

Mohammed Ramzan, 34, of Bradford. He is charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child under 16, rape and trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

Khalid Zaman, 37, of Bradford. He is charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child under 16, rape (x2) and supply of a class B drug.

Ataf Ali, 32, of Bradford. He is charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child under 16 and voyeurism.

Mohammed Fiaz Askar, 32, of Bradford. He is charged with conspiracy to engage in sexual activity with a child under 16.

Aesan Pervez, 26, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual assault (x3).

Mansoor Akhtar, 23, of Huddersfield. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x2) and the supply of a class B drug.

Furqaan Ghafar, 30, of Derby. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.

Aftab Hussain, 35, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual grooming, sexual assault and sexual activity with a child under 16 (x2).

Talib Saddiq, 29, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x2).

Amaar Ali Ditta, 25, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x2).

Silkander Malik, 30, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.

Akbar Aziz Hussain, 29, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 and supply of a class B drug.

Azeem Subhani, 23, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x2).

Tahir Mahmood, 42, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x3) and sexual assault.

Mohammed Ahmed, 41, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.

Haaris Ahmed, 31, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x3) and supply of a class B drug (x3).

Taukeer Butt, 29, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16 (x4).

Arshad Majid, 24, of Shipley. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.

Christopher Mulqueen-Bennett, 36, of Newport (Gwent). He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.

Muhammed Asim Janjuha, 33, of Bradford. He is charged with rape.

Haider Ali, 39, of Halifax. He is charged with rape, sexual activity with a child under 16 and causing a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity without consent.

Sikander Ishaq, 30, of Halifax. He is charged with sexual activity with a child under 16.

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  • Bunky

    Hey …. they all have names that sound muslim.
    Could it be?

    • Sick of it

      Surely not. The article says they are “Asians” and that they’re local to Halifax (as though that were possible).

      • mugg$

        Asian- you can be Asian AND muslim (who knew?? /s…) they are of Indian descent. FYI: you can be white and muslim, chinese, indian, arab, you name it. Learn something new every day. You weren’t one of those Einsteins that got all angrified over a Latin motto that student made for the school- getting it mixed up with “LatinO” were you..? just askin’.

        • Sick of it

          Pakistanis come from different tribes than the Hindus. Learn something new every day?


      “Could it be?” – Oh, my, Ahhh-lah! What are you, trying to upset Halifax’s “community cohesion” or something? Pointing out the fact that racist Islam-ites systematically target White girls. For blatantly racially motivated sexual abuse. May cause offence to the racist Islamic rapist. Is that what you’re trying to do here Bunky? Because I just won’t be a part of that, okay? I am sooooo above that. < Oh and ugh, before I forget. My name, is Liberalism, have we met? )

      • Cid Campeador

        These Brits who fought off the Nazis have suddenly become suicidal. They now invite the enemy to the homeland and they as do termites, eat away at the foundations of society.

        • Maximus

          So do the USA.


          So true Cid. But, as Maximus said below. Don’t think for a moment that we here in the states are not busy inviting our very own destruction upon us as well, my friend. Things will get much more accommodating for Islam in Britain. And here, in the states, things will become a lot less Gringo-ized. If you get what I’m saying.

    • Ger

      Never,no chance there all Asian.

      • Captain America

        They did what the authorities allowed them to do. Almost always Labour councils.
        Labour promoted systematic child abuse by systematically covering it up.

    • Ger

      Or maybe southern hemispherians.

    • Maximus

      Got nothing to do with religion, only race and race only. You have christian non-whites that commit the same atrocities against white people on daily basis.

      • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

        Perhaps, but Islam seems to be the preferred theology of the breeds that specialize in these behaviors. Makes sense really. It’s a religion which encourages, even commands, them to do exactly what by their degenerate natures, they wanted to do anyway.

  • Cheri Rodriguez

    When I first read the headline I was thinking Halifax, Nova Scotia. Glad it wasn’t. Checked the numbers in the Canadian one anyway: 0.86% Muslim. Still too high.

    • De Doc

      10% Pakistani population per Wikipedia. 96% of the charged perps though. It must instill real pride that these Asian Muslims once again can be so overwhelmingly represented in this newest episode of rape-grooming in England.

    • Reverend Bacon

      I thought so too. But a lower percentage actually proves that it’s not random- in a 10% muzzie town, the chance of 25 random men being muzzie is close to zero.

  • dd121

    Muslim names? Naw, that’s racizzs.

    • mugg$

      Islam is not a race.

      • dd121

        I agree, but to a liberal, anything you say that they disagree with is racist.

      • UncleSham

        Its an Arab Supremacist death cult that anyone can join. Other times its a Black Supremacist death cult, but only Blacks can join in those sects.

  • But haven’t you heard? The big danger in these scandals is that the “far right” might win an election or two or three in reaction.

  • Chip Carver

    When will camel’s back break? I mean, really.

    • Anglokraut

      When someone with political power has to comfort a freshly-raped daughter or granddaughter.

    • Germanic Depressive

      The Paki rape gangs already broke the camel’s back, they’re letting the camel recover and focusing their attention on young white girls in the meantime.

      They did prefer the camel, though.

  • MartelsGhost

    Was this another Clinton Fundraising party?

    I guess it would be rayyyciiisss and sheeeetttt for me to notice that ALL the offenders share a common trait or two………………….

  • MekongDelta69

    “The majority of the men charged are from the ‘Asian community.'”
    You mean they traveled ALL the way from Dearbornistan?!?

    Wow – who knew?

  • Biff_Maliboo

    ‘Asian community.’

  • Sue

    As long as race relations go smoothly, isn’t it worth this small sacrifice of the young girls in the country? The future is bright.

    • LHathaway

      OK, Bossman . . . ? haha

  • IstvanIN

    And it is illegal in the UK to even mention is whispers the solution to this problem.

    • Cheri Rodriguez

      If enough people say it out loud like Emma West did, what are the police going to do? They can’t throw every White person in jail.

      • Sick of it

        They can throw every white non-liberal in jail over there. Different country.

    • KenelmDigby

      Yes. Absolutely.
      As I’ve stated many times here the best a Britain can do is to keep quiet and vote UKIP.

  • james AZ

    PROOF that Middle East goonies have more order the porn stuff in the world what Internet say. In few weeks ago.

  • superlloyd

    Pakistani muslim paedophiles. What a surprise. These racist, hypocritical perverts have been allowed to get away with this too long. This is an awakening for many people who have complacently believed that Islam can be a positive part of a multi racial mosaic. Some chance when these idiots believe in the sick delusions of a paedophile, murderer and warlord as set in the Koran.

  • Truthseeker

    Another day, another Muslim act of degeneracy.

  • Sparky

    More grown non-white men sexually abusing little white girls. Anything secondary to that is window dressing. That’s the bottom line and those vermin deserve a meeting with the fathers, brothers, and uncles of those little girls.

    • Cecil Broomsted

      More enrichment from the desert regions of the planet. Do enjoy the diversity, won’t you? You got it right my friend.

      • Fletch

        Diversity has been getting on my nerves lately. Just sayin.

    • Diversity Fatigue

      I would volunteer for that meeting by virtue of being genetically/racially related to the victims. Similar things have also happened in Australia. Memo to young white girls: stay away from the desert people. They are not your friends.

      • bbshaw

        For a father to tell his daughter that is very un-P.C.

    • Trevor Pilsbury

      Regardless of what their wretched religion teaches they know full well that sexual abuse and rape are illegal in all Western countries. They also partake of the drugs used to ply the girls with which violates the mandates of their religion. The religous angle is a farce on several levels. I agree with you.

      • Cecil Broomsted

        Yes and what would their religion have them do with those who rape their daughters? Well, that is what should be done unto them. That way they can understand from a purely religious perspective.

        • LHathaway

          Good point. Maybe this is the exact time we should respect their religion.

    • Fletch

      Yeah. That would be like if I went out and started killing homersexuals and then said now lookee here, the Old Testament commands me to do this. Somehow, I’m thinking I’d end up on death row.

  • Luca

    “The men, who are mainly from Halifax, are accused of committing the offences between 2006 and 2011.”

    Is there a town called Halifax in Pakistan?

  • forsakenamerican

    I am offended that they call them Asian….they are mid eastern…..and should be castrated and returned to sender.

    • Paleoconn

      They’re mostly Pakistani but I agree, they give a bad name to what we know as Asians, which is law-abiding, industrious east Asians like Chinese and Koreans.

    • The British call subcontinental swarthies “Asian” and East Asians “Oriental”. It seems a reasonable distinction.

      • JohnEngelman

        That is why I continue to use the word “Oriental,” although I am occasionally criticized for it.

      • PvtCharlieSlate

        A more traditional British term is “wog”.

  • Paleoconn

    It’s obvious that White guy Christopher Mulqueen-Bennett forced the other otherwise innocent guys to commit these crimes. Racist, evil Englishmen!

  • Paleoconn

    The picture they use for such stories is a stock photo of a YT in cuffs. For this one, they might show this Mulqueen-Bennett guy in court, and say something like ‘this Englishman and his colleagues…’.

    In the photo of the Vanderbilt University rape story of four football players, three of whom were black, it showed the one clean-cut frat type White perp hugging his dad. It didn’t show the other 3 thuggish blacks.

  • NoMosqueHere

    It’s amazing what horrors whites will endure in order to maintain their PC bona fides. Sounds like a white mental illness.

  • Interested Party

    I live in Canada and I am astonished that I cannot find the story in any of the Canadian national newspapers and I have yet to hear it on any news programs. If the players were white and the victims brown or black, you can bet it would be top story for a long time.

    • Charles Martel

      Different Halifax. This one is in the UK

      • Interested Party

        Ah. That explains the blackout. Thank you for the clarification.

  • Speedy Steve

    The men, who are mainly from Halifax …
    WRONG! the animals are from Pakistan.

  • UncleErnie

    Nothing in the national media in Canada on this horrible crime. We need not wonder why.

    • Charles Martel

      It happened in the UK.

  • JSS

    Parliament is currently working hard on providing extra security at synagogues and combating online anti semitism from we can all take some comfort in that at least.

  • JohnEngelman

    The names say it all.

  • jason sneed

    They just don’t sound like the asians I know. I mean, I had no clue asians were so disgusting!

  • This constant labeling people as “Asians” when they are clearly middle-eastern muslims is just another way of avoiding the uncomfortable truth that the perpetrators of such crimes are muslims. None of these criminals are Orientals or from China, Korea, or Japan.

    They may come from a portion of the Asian continent, but they are in no way Orientals or Asians as traditionally and historically understood.

    I wonder if Orientals (e.g., real ‘Asians’) are getting tired of this nonsense?

    • Rustler

      Middle Eastern? All the names are Pakistani sounding.

      • The Dude

        Pakistan and Afghanistan are somewhere between the Middle East and South Asia. They should call them either of those. Lumping them with East Asians is affront to the latters.

    • Nimadan

      In the dialect of English spoken in modern Britain, the word
      “Asian” refers to someone from the Indian subcontinent.

  • LHathaway

    You don’t expect school girls to date guys their own age, do you? That would be a first.

    • Spikeygrrl

      With respect, are you sure that “date” is the word you’re looking for?

      Anatomy of a Teenage Date (with minor adjustments if he is not yet old enough to drive OR if they live in a metropolis where almost everyone uses mass transit, e.g., New York City):
      – He comes to pick her up at her parents’ home
      – He PARKS and comes to the door
      – He runs the gauntlet of parental small talk (“…and bring her home by 11!”)
      – They do something relatively public (e.g., a school dance, or dinner and/or a movie)
      – He brings her home more or less by her curfew.

      None of these adults preying on teenage girls could POSSIBLY meet the parental standards. Hence “No deal, no date.”

      So, I ask again, are you SURE that “dating” is the word you’re looking for?

      • The Dude

        He’ll correct me if I’m wrong, but I don’t think he means dating in the strictest sense, but rather as in “dating and the stuff that come with it”.

        For my part, I grew up in a home with a father who is 16 years my mother’s senior, so I’ll be the last one judging girls dating older dudes.

        • Spikeygrrl

          And I’ll be the last to judge older women dating younger men. I’ve been married for 13 really cool years to a wonderful man 15 years younger than I. 😉

          • The Dude

            Happy for you. 😉

      • LHathaway

        I don’t know what girls do. I only know what girls my age did in school (when I was 15 or so). Many of them (if not most) were dating older guys. Some in their 20’s.

        • Spikeygrrl

          Yes, girls frequently get involved with older men…on the DL. I literally CANNOT IMAGINE parents giving such liasons their approval, hence my contention that “dating” is not the word you’re looking for.

  • hihellothere

    Well that is a handy hit list. Thanks!

  • The Dude

    “Taukeer Butt”… Talk about a distasteful name for a sex offender.

    Shame the news didn’t get picked up by any major non-Canadian media outlet, except SkyNews, which didn’t mention the names of the suspects.

  • UncleSham

    So, is ethnic cleansing still totally off the table in Europe? The Muslims do it all the time.

  • KenelmDigby

    It appears that the British political class is engaged in a massive cover-up over what seems like a nation-wide, wholesale pattern of racially based ie Pakistanis exploiting Whites, child sex abuse.

    • When these stories go public, the British courts and media blame “racism” the way they did with Rotherham.

  • MathMan

    In the same week 20 Pakistani men were also charged with similar offences in Newcastle.

  • Germanic Depressive

    Give nonwhites access to whites and they will victimize us in whatever ways fit best with the particulars of what we are.

    If you’re a female, they’ll rape you.

    If you’re a young lad, they’ll intimidate you and gang up on you at schools which should be a safe environment for you, in a nation of your people, but have been turned into their hunting grounds instead.

    If you’re an old man, they’ll beat you to death or death’s doorstep for kicks and/or your wallet.

    If you’re a man in your prime, they’ll simply siphon your tax dollars with the help of a treacherous government until you’re old enough for the 5 on 1 beating scenario described above.

  • badbox27

    Ah diversity, the gift that keeps on giving.

  • Earl Turner

    The prophet married her when she was six and he consummated the marriage when she was nine.

    Diversity is not our strength.
    Tolerance is not our virtue.
    Equality is not our goal.

  • Reynardine

    Knowing the British legal system, they’ll be out in 5 years.

  • Hammerheart

    If my unborn child is a girl I’m just going to teach her to avoid middle eastern men. Seems you have a fair chance of either being jihaded or repeatedly raped when in proximity.

  • falskog

    When those stories emerge the only fear of the authorities is that they may deteriorate race relations

  • Interested Party

    Indeed. However, local media seems somewhat different. Recently a highly touted East Indian physician in my community was given a television program. He had billboards in the city advertising his wisdom and professionalism. Shortly thereafter, it was revealed that he was overbilling to the tune of about $1000,000 in one year. He plead ignorance. The courts didn’t buy it. The local media chased the story and nailed him. He lost everything, including his home. He eventually killed himself. I have to wonder what would have happened if East Indians owned the media in my city….Oh wait, no I don’t. They would have supported him and did everything possible to discredit his patients and the healthcare industry.

  • Bradley Greenwood

    “That’s no little girl… that’s my wife!”