Rejected asylum seeker convicted of rape in Germany amid victim insults (Report)



A rejected asylum seeker who raped a 23-year-old German woman in front of her boyfriend after threatening the couple with a saw — and who then called the victim “a prostitute” in court — was sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison Thursday.

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The man, identified by local media only as Ghana native Eric X., was convicted after DNA evidence linking him to the crime was found on the victim and at the crime scene, The Local reported. He was also found guilty of stealing a speaker and $7 from the couple. Eric X. received an 11 1/2 year prison term.

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“If the court says the DNA fits, then I have to call the girl a prostitute,” the man told the court during the trial. “Anyone who supports this girl who claims to have been raped is the dirtiest person on…

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