Man jailed for rape eight years after committing crime and fleeing to Pakistan


A man, who raped a teenage girl and fled to Pakistan, has been jailed for nearly 10 years after he was caught while trying to slip back into the UK eight years after committing the crime. Amar Mehraj, 29, was one of four men who gang raped a 17 -year-old girl while she was unconscious in July 2009 in Oldbury, West Midlands, the BBC reported. He then fled to Pakistan. He was arrested at Birmingham Airport last November while trying to return back to the UK. Police said he had been jailed for nine years and nine months. Three other…

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