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Charles Row defended Nasir Mahamoud before Bristol Crown Court, in a case where a group of young Somali refugee men were on trial for the rape and sexual exploitation of vulnerable, young teenage girls.  The case relied on evidence of trafficking and grooming activity over a period of 2 years.  Mr Mahamoud was acquitted on one count of rape but the jury failed to agree on a further three counts.  The CPS have opted not to have a re-trial. The case received wide-spread media attention:

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