Birmingham man who groomed 4 boys before raping and abusing them is jailed for 28 years – Grace Ong leads Alex Kettle-Williams for Prosecution

July 18, 2022

The 31 year old, Fazal Sidiqkhil has been jailed after sexually abusing 4 young boys aged between 11 and 16. Sidiqkhil would give money to the young boys to gain their trust before performing sexual acts on them. On the 24th January 2021, Sidiqkhil was charged with over 30 offences, including rape, after one of the young boys came forward and contacted West Midlands Police. After pleading not guilty, Sidiqkhil’s case was then heard at Birmingham Crown Court for a 5 week trial, prosecuted by Grace Ong leading Alex Kettle-Williams. A jury found Sidiqkhil guilty and he was sentenced on the 14th July to just under 30 years. Detective Sargent Crossfield said: “I cannot underestimate the bravery and resilience of these young boys in coming forward and reliving what they went through. Sidiqkhil denied all the charges so they also had to go through the ordeal of a trial.”