Libyan soldiers who assaulted women at UK army base seek asylum in… UK

Three Libyan soldiers who were convicted of sexual assaulting women while stationed at an army base are seeking asylum in the UK, police have said.

Khaled El Azibi, Naji El Maarfi and Mohammed Abdalsalam carried out the attacks while stationed at Bassingbourn barracks last October.

Cambridge police said the men had been released from prison and transferred to secure immigration units, according to the BBC. The grounds on which the men are claiming asylum have not been revealed.

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