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Two men charged with rape, trafficking and false imprisonment of six women and girls in Preston

Posted on - 18th June, 2020 - 6:11pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston City Centre, Preston News, Uncategorized
Preston Magistrates’ Court

Two men have been charged with the trafficking, sexual abuse, and false imprisonment of six women and girls aged between 13 and 19 years old in Preston.

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Lancashire Police launched an investigation following a number of reports of sexual assault in 2019.

Amos O’Cheng, 51, of Winckley Square, Preston, and Dickson Ngaunde, 36, of Stanford Avenue, Brighton, have now been charged in connection with offences alleged to have taken place between September 1 and November 8 2019.

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O’Cheng is accused of:

  • Rape a girl aged 13 / 14 / 15 between November 5 2019 and November 8 2019.
  • Rape a woman 16 years of age or over between November 5 2019 and November 8 2019.
  • Rape a woman 16 years of age or over between October 8 2019 and October 11 2019.
  • Rape a woman 16 years of age or over between October 1 2019 and October 31 2019.
  • Rape a woman 16 years of age or over on October 17 2019.
  • Two counts of arranging or facilitating travel of another person with a view to exploitation (trafficking) between September 1 2019 and November 8 2019.
  • Arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation on October 6 2019.
  • False imprisonment on October 6 2019.
  • Attempting to Supply Class A Controlled Drug between October 15 2019 and October 18 2019.
  • Two counts of supplying a controlled drug of Class A – Cocaine between November 5 2019 and November 8 2019.
  • Supply a controlled drug of Class B – Cannabis between September 1 2019 and November 8 2019.

He is due to appear before Preston Magistrates Court tomorrow (Friday June 19).

Ngaunde is charged with:

  • Rape a woman 16 years of age or over on October 17 2019.
  • Arrange or facilitate travel of another person with a view to exploitation on October 6 2019.
  • False imprisonment on October 6 2019.

He appeared before Preston Magistrates Court today (Thursday June 18) and was remanded in custody.

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