Minicab driver and friends jailed for 68 years over rape attack on teacher » National Taxi Association

A minicab driver and his three friends have been jailed for a total of 68 years after preying on a young vulnerable teacher in a rape attack a judge blasted as “despicable” “callous” and “inhumane”. Tamseel Virk, 42, Najeed U-Sajeed, 31, Wakar Akhtar, 21, and Azad Raja, 38, were jailed for 17 years each for conspiring to rape the young woman on a park bench during the evening of May 25 and early hours of May 26, after she was picked up by a minicab driver Virk. The court heard that the woman – who cannot be named for legal reasons – had been out celebrating a friend’s birthday in Leeds, had been intoxicated when she left. When she came round, she found Raja was having sex with her – while Akhtar told her he had already had sex with her. Today, Virk, U-Sajeed and Raja were sentenced at Bradford Crown Court, Akhtar was sentenced but is currently on the run – fleeing the coun...

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