Man convicted of raping woman while her girlfriend slept next door

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A 51 year old man was sentenced to four years in prison for raping a woman in her 20’s while her girlfriend slept next door.


The sentence was issued in Oslo District Court earlier this month wrote NRK news. The woman’s boyfriend was employed in the company of the sentenced man, and the incident occurred in connection with an arrangement organised by the company where the three shared a cabin.

The girlfriend slept in a separate bedroom, but after they had fallen asleep,the business owner entered her room. There he went to the side of the bed where the woman lay asleep before he raped her according to the court.

According to the judgment,the woman woke during the rape and immediately fought off the convicted man.

Lawyer, Ole Petter Drevland, informed NRK news that the client believed the intercourse was voluntary from the woman and that the verdict is therefore going to the Court of Appeal.


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