Man and boy jailed for rape and false imprisonment - Banbury

08/09/2014

A man and a boy appeared at Oxford Crown Court on Friday, 05 September 2014, and were jailed for a combined total of 18 years for rape and false imprisonment.

They were found guilty by a jury at Oxford Crown Court on 14 July after a two week trial.

Waqas Hussain, aged 21, of Prescott Avenue in Banbury, was convicted of rape, aiding and abetting rape, and false imprisonment.  He was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for rape and 10 years imprisonment for aiding and abetting rape, to run concurrently.

Judge Gordon Risius said he believed Waqas to be dangerous and as such gave him an extended sentence of 12 years imprisonment with an additional four years on licence.

The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was convicted of rape and false imprisonment.  He was sentenced to six years imprisonment for rape and 12 months imprisonment for false imprisonment, to run concurrently.

On New Year's Eve 2013, Hussain and his co-defendant took a 23-year-old woman to an address in Banbury and raped her.