A person who photographed his unconscious sufferer after he had raped her in a park in Hayes has been jailed.
Thomas Mangar, 36 (06.01.85) of Bourne Avenue, Hillingdon was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment on Friday, 21 May at Isleworth Crown Court, after being discovered responsible in March of rape and sexual assault.
He will spend an additional 4 years on licence, and can stay on the Sex Offender Register for all times.
Detective Sergeant Julian Crabb, from the Met’s Safeguarding crew, mentioned: “This man is a extremely harmful particular person and this sentence displays this heinous crime.
“The sufferer has proven super resilience all through this ordeal, the police investigation and subsequent trial. My thanks goes to the witness and all of the officers who relentlessly labored on this case to make sure justice and produce some closure to the sufferer.
“Rape, sexual assault and violence is not going to be tolerated in any type, and I hope this outcome brings some reassurance to communities.”
The courtroom heard how on 11 May, 2020, the sufferer, a girl in her late 20s, had met up with two associates within the night. She remembers her intention of going house however was later unable to recall how she got here to be in Hitherbroom Park in Hayes.
At round 14:45hrs the next day (Tuesday, 12 May), she awoke in a daze, on the grass of the park, to discover a man raping her. She started screaming on the unknown man, which alerted a close-by member of the general public.
During the trial, the courtroom heard testimony from a male witness who heard the lady’s screams and noticed her push and hit her attacker.
The witness had a short dialog with the lady earlier than he referred to as police, and upon arrival officers spoke with the lady and the witness.
The witness defined to officers that previous to their arrival he had chased and caught up with the attacker who had instructed him he was attempting to assist the lady, believing she was having a coronary heart assault. Both males parted firm on Avondale Drive in Hillingdon.
Four days later, the witness noticed Mangar once more inside the neighborhood of the park and referred to as police who arrested him.
Her Honour Judge Duncan, mentioned through the sentencing: “The witness needed to give proof on the trial over two days. During that trial the defendant made a number of outrageous and false allegations towards the witness, who reacted calmly and with spectacular composure in extraordinarily tough circumstances.
“It is my view that it’s due to the witness’s actions on the 12 and 16 May and the proof that flowed from these actions, that Mr Mangar was convicted of rape and is now serving a protracted jail sentence.
“The witness acted with braveness, intelligence, sensitivity and a powerful sense of civic responsibility. I like to recommend that he be awarded a sum of £750 as a gesture to recognise that the place many would have walked away, he did the proper factor.”
The courtroom heard how photographic proof was discovered on Mangar’s telephone, it included selfies taken by him together with his thumbs up and of the lady mendacity down, uncovered and in an unconscious state. During the trial, the jury additionally heard that DNA proof from a condom was recovered from the scene – it carried the profile of Mangar. There was additionally the profile of the lady discovered on a discarded and torn condom wrapper close by.
In an influence assertion introduced to the courtroom, the lady defined that previous to the assault she was a really assured lady and now this has been taken away from her. She goes on to say she doesn’t really feel like she has a life in the meanwhile. She sleeps lots and her social life has turn out to be non-existent. She feels weak and doesn’t really feel secure in the meanwhile, getting flashbacks each time she walks previous a park or a grassy space.
+ If you’ve been a sufferer of sexual assault or rape or you’ve details about an offender, contact police on 101 or 999 in an emergency – there are specifically educated officers who will hear and examine the place wanted.
During the pandemic, we need to encourage victims of sexual offences, which can have come about after a breach of Covid guidelines, to proceed to report back to us. Police is not going to take any motion on Covid-related points the place a sexual assault has occurred and is reported to us. We need to present assist and guarantee we carry the offender to justice.
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