Thirty-two men have been charged with sexual offences in connection with abuse involving eight girls.

Most of the men, largely from the Kirklees area, are charged with rape offences which were allegedly committed between 1999 to 2012.

Police said the girls were aged 13 to 16 at the time with some victims being abused when they were young adults.

The alleged offences took place in parts of Kirklees, Bradford and Wakefield.

Police said the men had been charged as part of Operation Tourway, an investigation into non-recent child sexual exploitation in parts of West Yorkshire.

The men aged between 31 and 50 are from across West Yorkshire and have been charged with a variety of offences like, rape, inciting sexual activity with a child, indecent assault, supplying of drugs and trafficking.

Asif Ali  (50) of Batley charged with  rape offences (x12), inciting sexual activity with a child (x2), supply class B drugs (X1), trafficking (X1), aiding and abetting rape (x1) assisting in the commission of an indictable offence (x1) making an indecent photo of  a child (x2), possession of extreme pornographic images (x1).

Amer Ali Hussain (42) of Batley charged with rape (x2)

Sarfraz Miraf – (45) of Dewsbury charged with rape offences (x1)

Nazam Hussain – (43) of  Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x4)

Mohammed Nazam Nasser (35) of Batley, charged with rape offences (x3).

Moshin Nadat (35) from Batley, served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x2)

Michael Birkenshaw (34) from Wakefield served with a postal requisition for rape (x1)

Zafar Qayum (41) from Dewsbury  charged with rape offences ( x17), gross indecency ( x4), indecent assault ( x9) assault ( X1) sexual activity with a child (x1) sexual assault (x1) theft (x1) and aiding and abetting rape (x2)

Jabbar Qayum (39) from Dewsbury, charged with rape offences (x6) and aiding and abetting rape (x2)

Ansar Mahmood Qayum  (43) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences (x13), attempted indecent assault (x2), aiding and abetting rape (x2)

Mohammed Tauseef Hanif (36) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences ( x4)

Ali Hussain Shah (35) from Dewsbury. Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x2)

Saleem Mohammed Nasir (44) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences (x3) and conspiracy to rape (x1)

Amran Mehrban (37) from Batley. Charged with rape offences (x2), false imprisonment (x1) and sexual assault (x1)

Ebrahim Pandor (41) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences (x1) and trafficking (x2)

Shakil Daji  (41) from Batley. Charged with rape offences (x2) and trafficking (x1)

Mohammed Imran Zada (41) from Batley.  Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x6), indecent assault ( x2) and sexual activity with a child (x1)

Sarkaut Yasen (35) from Dewsbury. Charged with trafficking (x1) and aiding and abetting rape (x2).

Amjad Hussain (41) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences (x2)

Asuk Hussain (50) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape (x2)

Zafar Iqbal (35) from Batley. Charged with rape offences (x7) trafficking (x2) and supplying a Class B drug (x1) a

Nasar Iqbal  (35) from Batley. Charged with rape offences (x7) and trafficking (x2)

Bilal Mahmood Patel (38) from Leicester. Charged with rape offences (x2)

Khurum Raziq (38) from Heckmondwike. Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x8)

Irfan Khan (34) from Batley. Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x4) threats to kill (x1) false imprisonment (x1) and harassment (x1)

Omar Farooq Hussain (36) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences (x8) supplying class A drugs (x1)

Sarfraz Hussain Riaz (37) from Liversedge. Charged with rape offences (x2) and attempted rape ( x1)

Rameez Cheema (33) from Batley. Charged with rape offences (x1)

Nasar Hussain (42) from Dewsbury. Charged with rape offences (x6)

Mohammed Chothia (41) from Batley. Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x8)

Sajad Hussain  (37) from Batley.  Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x1), false imprisonment (x1) trafficking (x1), aiding and abetting rape (x1) and supplying Class C drugs (x1)

Yasser Ali (31) from Dewsbury.  Served with a postal requisition for rape offences (x2)