Man twice raped girl, 12, after learning of her troubled backgroundGary Smith won the girl’s affections with money and attentionAt Leicester Crown Court today Judge Nicolas Head said Smith (50) of Imperial Avenue, Braunstone, Leicester, had groomed the girl deliberately as well as getting her to send him indecent pictures of herself.He said: “You had sent her sexually highly explicit messages and sums of money.”You knew of her unhappy background. You must have known she would be a fragile child who would respond to affection.”The jury convicted you of grossly abusing your position of trust on two occasions by having sexual intercourse with her before her 13th birthday.”Bottle throwing ‘idiots’ damage DMU big screen during England’s World Cup victory against ColombiaThe two rapes, which were just days apart, happened in October of last year.The judge said the girl, who cannot be named, suffered a “profound impact” from the rapes.However, Guy Williamson, representing Smith, said his client had caused the girl no physical injuries when they had sex and that he made no threats to keep her quiet about what he had done.Mr Williamson said: “I do not wish to minimise the offence but there were no injuries sustained.”The victim was just a few days before her 13th birthday.”There is no evidence of continuing threat or manipulation to prevent her telling somebody what happened.”He gives his assurance this will not happen again.”Fire crews working flat out in tinderbox dry conditions tackling grass blazes across countyMr Williamson also told the judge his client had long term depression.Smith had convictions for 32 previous offences of violence and dishonesty but none for sexual offences.Child rapist Gary Smith, who was jailed for 12 years today.Smith, who previously worked as a civil engineer, was made subject to a sexual harm prevention order that will mean he is monitored after his release from prison. He must also sign the sex offenders register for life..
Prison sentence the bus driver ultimately receives, our family cannot be content or satisfied as the life of our precious son was taken away as a result of his negligence, said Eun Ha Lee. Cannot return to our family and, today, we feel the pain of losing him even more. We hope that Paul death will not be in vain and that our community will work together to help, love and provide justice to children of special needs.
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