Grooming gang who sexually exploited three vulnerable 13-year-old girls jailed for total of 51 years

The seven men were found guilty of offences including rape, sexual assault and child abduction

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Seven men who sexually assaulted three vulnerable teenage girls in Burton-Upon-Trent have been jailed for a total of 51 years.

The men were arrested on December 19 2018 over the incidents which took place between May 2018 and September 2018.

They have now been sentenced at Stafford Crown Court after being found guilty of offences including rape, sexual assault and child abduction.

All three girls were aged 13 when the incidents took place, Staffordshire Police have said.

David Korosi and Maxim Hanko
David Korosi and Maxim Hanko

Detective Sergeant Julie Pointon, of the force’s Child Protection and Exploitation Team, said: “We welcome these sentences and I would like to pay tribute to the girls’ incredible bravery in coming forward initially and throughout this long and complex investigation."

While DC Darren Mattocks, also from the Child Protection and Exploitation Team, added: “We remained focused on seeking justice and providing support to the victims, who remained our first priority.

Renato Daniel Nyari
Renato Daniel Nyari

“I would urge anyone who has been a victim of such crimes to come forward and report this to us.

“We will listen to you, and you and your families will be supported by specially-trained detectives and social workers.

“If you are or have been a victim or you are worried about something, and you don’t feel ready to talk to the police, please speak to someone you trust.”

David Korosi, 28, was sentenced to 14 years after being found guilty of rape of a girl aged 13 to 15 and two counts of sexual assault on a child.

Maxim Hanko, 18, was jailed for nine years after he was found guilty of three counts of rape of a girl aged 13 to 15 and one count of attempt to rape a girl aged 13 to 15.

Adrian Rihard Demeter, 22, was given seven and a half years after being found guilty of rape of a girl aged 13 to 15 and sexual assault on a child.

Renato Daniel Nyari, 19, was found guilty of three counts of rape of a girl aged 13 to 15, sexual assault on a child, sexual activity with a child and child abduction, was sentenced to seven years in prison.

Dominik Beri, 18, was jailed for six years after being found guilty of rape of a girl aged 13 to 15 and sexual assault of a female.

Jeno Pierre Maka, 21, was given four and a half years imprisonment after being found guilty of two counts of causing/inciting a girl aged 13 to 15 to engage in sexual activity.

Mate Maka, 18, was jailed for three years after he was found guilty of sexual activity with a child.