Man jailed for rape of Burnley teenager

Abdul Basit. (S)

Abdul Basit. (S)

A man from Burnley has been jailed for 34 months after pleading guilty to rape and sexual assault.

Abdul Basit (22), of no fixed abode, raped a teenage girl in Burnley when he was 17, Burnley Crown Court was told.

Basit later sexually assaulted the same teenage girl, also in Burnley, before running off, the court heard.


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