Girl, 17, sexually assaulted after married dad-of-two lured her to his home

Ali Rauf (Image: Facebook)

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A teenager lured to the home of a married man more than twice her age as she and a friend looked for a taxi was subjected to a terrifying sex ordeal.

Father-of-two Ali Rauf, 40, forced himself on the 17-year-old after he picked the girls up and took them back to his family house having offered them cigarettes and alcohol.

The teen was in the bathroom when Rauf burst in, dropped his trousers and told her: ''F**k me, aren’t you going to f**k me?'' before demanding oral sex.

He then held her head and forced it towards him before she managed to push him away and flee the property with her friend.

She later told police: ''I am traumatised by what has happened and I struggle to sleep.

''I have been scared to walk in the street and have been scared of him following me and I am scared he will assault me again. It has affected my personal relationships with men and I need to know someone before I am on my own with them.''

Rauf, of Bury, Greater Manchester was later arrested and falsely claimed the girl had stolen £600 in cash from him in bid to smear her character.

The case was heard at Minshull Street Crown Court
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He was jailed for four years and three weeks after being convicted of sexual assault by a jury at Minshull Street Crown Court, Manchester.

He was acquitted of rape.

The girl's ordeal occurred on August 26, 2018 after she had been out with the other teenager in the Bury area.

She had already been reported missing by her father when she failed to come home, and by 3am the pair, who had been drinking heavily, got embroiled in an argument with the rest of their group.

They were trying to get a taxi home when Rauf, who had also been out for the evening, pulled over at the side of the road in his car.

One of the girls asked Rauf to take them home but he encouraged them to carry on drinking and stopped off at a petrol station to buy them more vodka and cola, plus several cups, so they could drink inside the vehicle.

Initially they stopped at a country park before Rauf took them back to his house and invited them in for more vodka. The victim, who had also been smoking cannabis, went upstairs to use the bathroom but Rauf followed her in and exposed himself to her.

He then held the back of her head and forced it towards him as she attempted to push him away, before grabbing hold of her hips and rubbing up against her.

At first the girl said nothing to her friend as they left the property, but she later revealed Rauf had groped her as they walked home. Rauf denied any wrongdoing.

He fled the court to see his wife as jurors were deliberating and was detained again later.

In mitigation defence counsel Nigel Edwards QC said: ''The victim had been in a drunken state and had been on a two or three day bender.

“On the verdict of the jury, it is clear he did take advantage of the situation but he has kept himself out of trouble since the beginning of these proceedings.''

Sentencing the judge Mr Recorder Andrew Thomas QC told Rauf: ''These offences are amoral and you show a selfish disregard towards the law.

“Throughout, you were acting out of selfish and sexual motivations and for your own sexual gratification. They were not looking for sex or any sexual motives. It did not happen in the country park, so you took them back to your house.

“You sexually attacked this girl whilst she was alone when you followed her into the bathroom and you tried to coerce her into performing a sexual act. This offence was extremely distressing for her.

"On August 30 you rang the police to say she had stolen £600 from the bedroom of your house. I am satisfied that was to throw mud at the complainant and undermine her evidence.

“I am not going to treat you as a dangerous offender but you trapped her in the bathroom and simply overpowered her.

"She was vulnerable because of her age and her drunken state. You picked up two young women in the middle of the night. They did not know who you were.''

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