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Hunt after student rapist jailed

Ali Majid Kadir
Ali Majid Kadir committed the 'vile attack' in Alexandra Park

Police are still hunting for the accomplice of a man who has been convicted of repeatedly raping a student in Manchester.

Ali Majid Kadir was jailed for 12 years after being found guilty of three counts of rape at Manchester Crown Court on Monday.

The 21-year-old, of Whalley Range, attacked his victim after she asked for directions in September last year.

Police want to speak to Mamand Rasoulpour in connection to the attack.

The victim, who was 20 at the time, had been at a friend's house in the Longsight area when she left to walk home but became lost.

After an hour of walking around she found Kadir and another man, asked for directions and they offered to help her find her way.

The victim is still haunted by what has happened but I hope today's sentence will help her move on in some small way.
Det Con Charlotte Nutter, Greater Manchester Police

The three of them walked around for about another hour before they led her to Alexandra Park.

Kadir and the other man began drinking and smoking cannabis. The victim became uncomfortable and attempted to walk off. She was grabbed by one of the men, stripped naked and repeatedly raped.

After the men left, the woman got dressed and managed to get a taxi to the Queen of Hearts pub on Wilmslow Road.

She was met by a friend who describes the victim as being "hysterical".

Det Con Charlotte Nutter said: "The victim was clearly lost and becoming upset when she came across Kadir and the other man.

"He used the situation to his advantage and subjected the woman to a completely vile attack.

"Understandably the victim is still haunted by what has happened but I hope the sentence will help her move on in some small way.

"I am pleased Kadir will now spend many years behind bars where he belongs."

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