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A group of asylum seekers from Afghanistan, dragged a teenage boy into a wooded area, where they raped him, according to police in Sweden.
Uppsala police said that they have arrested the 5 boys, aged between 16 and 17, were drunk when they raped the 14-year-old boy for more than an hour.
All the suspects were charged with aggravated rape of a minor.
If convicted, the five suspects face four years in prison.
Prosecutors will also ask a judge to deport the suspects once the complete the sentence. They will also be banned from the country for life.
According to the criminal complaint, the five suspects beat the victim in the head, raped him and spit on him. The sexual assault was planned and lasted at least an hour.
The boy was left with bruises, scratches and bite marks. The suspects also recorded parts of the assault and threatened to post the videos on the Internet if the victim went to police.