Second man jailed for rape - Reading

22/12/2014

A man appeared at Reading Crown Court on Friday, 19 December 2014, and was jailed for 10 years after pleading guilty to rape and false imprisonment.

Marius Pelaitis, aged 23, of Connaught Close, Reading, was sentenced for two counts of rape and one count of false imprisonment.

At around 10pm on 03 September 2013, Pelaitis and another man, Edgaras Vanagelis, approached a 32-year-old woman in Oxford Road, Reading, and took her to an address in Waverley Road.

They subjected her to a prolonged attack, in which she was physically beaten, made to urinate in a bucket and was raped. The attack lasted around two hours.

The victim was left with visible facial injuries, including loose teeth, and extreme post-traumatic stress.

Vanagelis was sentenced to 13-and-a-half years imprisonment on 01 December this year, after being found guilty on 24 October of two counts of rape and one count of false imprisonment.