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'Facebook' rapist jailed for teen sex attacks

TT/The Local/gm · 26 Jan 2012, 09:20

Published: 26 Jan 2012 09:20 GMT+01:00

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The 23-year-old was arrested in November after police investigations revealed he used sites on the internet to find girls, some of whom were younger than 15-years-old, the age of consent in Sweden.

He was convicted in Blekinge District Court on Wednesday for seven attacks on five different women and girls.

“He met them in different ways. Sometimes through various gang connections, and he also got in touch with them via Facebook, by sending a friend request,” deputy chief prosecutor Anne Williamson told Aftonbladet.

Once contact had been established, the man would arrange to meet up with the girls, who were subsequently attacked.

On three separate occasions, according to the prosecution, the man raped a girl under the age of 15.

Twice the attacks took place in someone’s home, while the other incident happened in the woods. During a further attack, he held down a woman and attacked her near a youth centre.

The man was also convicted of raping of a woman in mid-September and a further attack on a child sometime over last summer.

The 23-year-old who denied all the allegations, had been convicted two years ago of rape, receiving an 18-month jail sentence.

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In addition to the prison term, he was ordered to pay his victims 470,000 kronor ($70,000) in damages.

TT/The Local/gm (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

11:33 January 26, 2012 by bourgeoisieboheme
6 years for ruining the lives of multiple young girls? Even after convicted of rape before he did it again. I think he has proven he should not be allowed in society, put this guy away for good I say.
12:22 January 26, 2012 by StockholmSam
Ah, that previous 18-month jail sentence really did some good.
12:51 January 26, 2012 by jan.petras
Ruining the lives? Oh come on, they haven't cut their legs off or killed them. He just put his dick in them and that's all...
12:51 January 26, 2012 by Reason abd Realism
18 months for first rape and now an average of 12 months each for 5 new attacks, even though some of the new attacks were on minors.

Accordingly it looks like the so-called Swedish justice system gives group discounts.

This guy should be classified as an unrepentent psychopath and jailed for life.
17:04 January 26, 2012 by jostein
Less than a year in prison for rape/sexual assault? Ludicrous.
11:09 January 27, 2012 by Da Goat
Question (ambiguous English)!

"On three separate occasions, according to the prosecution, the man raped a girl under the age of 15. "

Is this saying that a sub 15 year old girl was silly/stupid enough to be raped 3 times? Serves her right! (hope she enjoyed it.....seems like she did)

I assume it was 3 girls ie "girls under the age of 15"
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