A sex offender who snatched a six-year-old girl off the street and bundled her into the boot of his car has been jailed for life.
The youngster was playing near her home in Burnley, Lancashire, when Imran Khan (34) kidnapped her and drove her several miles before he exposed himself and incited her to touch his privates.
Khan then dumped her in a wheelie bin before she later freed herself and was found wandering alone in distress by other children on the afternoon of March 26. Ahead of a scheduled trial last month the defendant pleaded guilty to kidnap, kidnap with intent to commit a sexual offence and breaching a sexual offences prevention order.
The registered sex offender was convicted in 2008 of abducting a 12-year-old girl in a car and sexually assaulting her.
Khan, from Pendle Street, Accrington, was jailed for nine years and released in 2013, said police.
Sentencing at Burnley Crown Court yesterday, Judge Newell ordered Khan to serve two life sentences for the kidnap offences, to run concurrently.