A WOMAN and three men are accused of forming a paedophile ring responsible for raping two babies and a little boy and girl.
Prosecutors claimed Mary Anne Hodge, 27, forced the lad of four to have sex with her over 18 months.
The four appeared in the dock at Perth Sheriff Court
The youngster was allegedly abused by her at locations in Perth and nearby Stanley, between October 2014 and May last year.
Ryan Dunn, 25, is alleged to have repeatedly raped two girls at the addresses over the same period.
It is claimed he sexually attacked one toddler several times after he originally struck shortly before her first birthday.
The second youngster was allegedly raped by Dunn when she was five and was then abused several times between 2014 and 2016.
His brother Aaron Dunn, 22, is said to have raped the younger of the girls when she was just 11-months-old.
Prosecutors also claim Stephen Ferguson, 26, carried out sex attacks on a third girl in Perth between June 2014 and June last year. He is alleged to have first raped the tot when she was just 13-months-old and went on to abuse her several times.
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It is understood the four accused, all from Perth, were charged following a massive cop probe.
They appeared in private at the city’s sheriff court yesterday and made no plea. Sheriff Jillian Martin-Brown refused bail and all four were remanded in custody.
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