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Bullfinch: Rape claim girl says 'doctor talked golf on the phone'
A DOCTOR was “on the phone arranging a golf trip” while examining a 14-year-old girl who said she had been raped, the Old Bailey heard yesterday.
The woman, who can only be identified as Girl 3, told the court the doctor was “completely insensitive” after she told police she had been raped.
The young woman, now 20, yesterday finished giving evidence at the trial of nine men accused of raping and selling girls for sex in Oxford.
She claims Bassam Karrar beat her and “brutally” raped her at the Nanford Guest House in Iffley Road in 2006.
But she said a doctor who then examined her was not someone she “felt comfortable” talking to.
She said: “He was on the phone arranging a golf trip while I was on the table. He was completely insensitive.”
The doctor, who was not named in court, is due to give evidence next week.
The girl denied questions from Mark Milliken-Smith, defending Karrar, on Monday she made up the rape allegation to “avoid getting in to trouble” for running away.
She cried and said: “To be told that I am lying is even harder. I feel I deserve to be believed and I deserve to get justice for what he did to me.”
The woman also claims Bassam’s brother Mohammed Karrar got her addicted before forcing her to have sex with strangers in return for drugs.
Her mother, who adopted her when she was 11, told the jury her daughter was neglected, abused and from “the most unstable background you could imagine”.
She said after leaving primary school her daughter began to go missing and would return drunk, tired, hungry and smelling. She reported her missing 80 times, the trial heard.
She told the court she went looking for her and once had to pick her up from a London hospital after she had overdosed on crack cocaine.
The woman said her daughter was “emotionally” aged about four.
She said: “She would return from these dreadful episodes and she wanted to sit on my knee and suck her thumb and sing nursery rhymes.”
Girl 3 was put into care in the summer of 2005, the court heard. Her mother said: “It was an act of desperation on my half. I didn’t get any other help from social services.”
In June 2007 she was put into secure care.
Her mum added: “I think she would probably have been dead if she hadn’t been there.
“She could no longer control herself. I couldn’t control her. Every step I had taken to secure her had failed. She knew she was safe and she knew nobody could get her there.”
The defendants deny all 79 charges. The trial continues.