Teenagers convicted of rape

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The Independent Online
Two teenagers were detained for four years at the Old Bailey yesterday for taking part in the rape of a 14-year-old girl.

Judge Bruce Laughland lifted an order banning the identification of Marcus West, 17, and Noel Cadogan, 16, both of the White City Estate, Shepherd's Bush, west London. He said: 'If you are old enough to commit rape, you are old enough to pay the penalty.'

An 18-year-old, also convicted of rape, cannot be named as he faces other charges.