Chesham men face sexual abuse charges

Chesham men face sexual abuse charges

Chesham men face sexual abuse charges

First published in News

TWO men from Chesham have been charged with various offences relating to the alleged sexual abuse of a 15-year-old and trafficking for sexual exploitation.

Police said the charges were brought following an investigation by Amersham Force CID.

Lee Wakelin, aged 31, of Upper George Street, and 21-year-old Arslan Khan, of Severalls Avenue, are jointly charged with causing/inciting a child aged 15 to prostitution between 28 December 2012 and 1 January 2013; and trafficking persons within the United Kingdom for sexual exploitation between 28 December 2012 and 31 December 2012.

Wakelin is further charged with the rape of a girl aged 15 between 28 December 2012 and 31 December 2012, while 21-year-old Khan is charged with causing/inciting a girl aged 15 to engage in sexual activity/penetration between 28 December 2012 and 1 January 2013.

Wakelin was charged on Sunday, January 12, and appeared before Wycombe Magistrates’ Court the following day. He has been bailed to appear before Aylesbury Crown Court on a date yet to be fixed.

Khan was charged yesterday morning and was to appear before Wycombe Magistrates’ Court today.

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