A MARRIED man who repeatedly raped a young girl has been jailed for 15 years.
Akhtar, 46, of Anglesey Road, Burton, subjected the girl to a sustained
period of sexual abuse which lasted for more than two years, beginning
when she was just 13.
Akhtar was jailed at Stafford Crown Court
after being arrested following his return from Pakistan. He had left
Britain for the country shortly before his trial was due to begin.
court heard the full and graphic account of Akhtar’s encounters with
the child, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and how the abuse
escalated to the point of rape.