Man who sexually assaulted girl, 10, from Milton Keynes given 30 months in prison

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A man from Great Holm has been jailed for 30 months and given a 10 year sexual offences prevention order for sexually assaulting a child.

Rahat Sheikh, of Edgecote, was convicted at Amersham Crown Court on February 21 after being found guilty of two counts of sexual assault of a female under 13.

Rahat Sheikh has been jailed for 30 months.

Rahat Sheikh has been jailed for 30 months.

The 53-year-old committed the offences on June 24, 2013 against a 10-year-old girl in the Milton Keynes area.

Sheikh, who was arrested and charged with the offences on September 20, 2013, was sentenced yesterday at Aylesbury Crown Court.

Speaking following the sentencing, Detective Constable Mark Richardson, of the Child Abuse Investigation Unit, said: “Sheikh betrayed the trust of an innocent young girl and sexually assaulted her.

“Everyone involved in the prosecution is indebted to the victim’s courage and determination for giving evidence in court against this person.”