Two men who 'cynically sexually exploited young girl who was attacked from the age of 11' go on trial alongside pair of women accused of cruelty towards the same child
•Victim 'targeted by men who wanted to use her for their own sexual purposes'
•Prosecutor said the girl was groomed in the Huddersfield area of West Yorkshire
•QC, prosecuting, also told the jury that the two men knew how old the girl was
By Leigh Mcmanus For Mailonline
Published: 17:56, 29 April 2019 | Updated: 20:41, 29 April 2019
A vulnerable girl was 'raped and abused by multiple men over several years' starting when she was 11 or 12 years old, a jury has heard.
The victim was 'deliberately targeted by men who wanted to use her for their own sexual purposes' throughout her childhood, prosecutors told Leeds Crown Court on Monday.
Opening the trial of Mohammed Akram and Usman Khalid, Richard Wright QC, prosecuting, told the jury: 'We say that both of the men in the dock had sexual contact with her when she was just 12 and they knew how old she was.