A person has been jailed for 13 years for raping a girl at knifepoint in her bed room in north London.
Sevdalin Atanasov, 32, who had been allowed to spend the night time on the sufferer’s residence by certainly one of her flatmates, pleaded responsible to rape at Wooden Inexperienced Crown Court docket in January.
The sufferer, in her 30s, woke to seek out the Turkish nationwide within the bed room of her Enfield residence along with his hand over her mouth.
Holding a knife to her throat, he raped her, whereas threatening to kill her all through the assault.
The girl managed to flee to a good friend’s tackle the place police had been known as.
A flatmate of the sufferer knew Atanasov and had agreed to let him spend the night time on the property.
Initially, Atanasov denied the offence, however modified his plea to responsible after being introduced with forensic proof of the assault.
He was sentenced to 13 years in jail on Friday.
One rely of creating threats to kill will lie on file.
Detective Constable Andrew Poore who investigated the offence stated: “The consequences of Atanasov’s assault, in what ought to have been the protection of her bed room, will undoubtedly stay with the sufferer perpetually.
“He took benefit of understanding that she was asleep, alone and weak in her bed room.
“I hope that understanding he has been jailed brings her a measure of consolation and safety and permits her to maneuver ahead along with her life.
“I commend the bravery, resolve, and help proven by the sufferer on this life-changing ordeal.
“This profitable consequence demonstrates the Met’s dedication to tackling severe sexual offences and to repeatedly try to guard weak individuals.”