A person raped a girl, made her bark like a dog ‘to demonstrate he had complete control over her’ and compelled her to try and sell herself for 50p.
Daniel Brown, 43, focused a weak girl who struggled with dependancy and moved into her London flat with a stolen dog.
Brown ‘flipped out’ when he came upon the lady had returned the dog to its proprietor after seeing misplaced posters for the pet.
He claimed that she owed him £6,000 and stated he would ‘pimp her out’ after he ‘tested the merch’.
Brown tore the lady’s underwear off whereas she was nonetheless carrying trousers, dragged her into the lavatory and compelled her into a freezing chilly bathtub.
He used a pink balloon as a makeshift condom and then raped her.
At one level, he made her bark like a dog ‘in order to demonstrate to her and presumably himself that he had complete control over her’, Southwark Crown Court heard.
If the victim didn’t reply to directions instantly he would grow to be violent. He even threw a cutlery knife at her eye through the terrifying ordeal in November 2016.
He stated he would sell her for 50p and made her stand on the street whereas carrying a corset over a pink costume.
The girl received fearful that somebody she knew would possibly see her and tried to cowl the clothes with her coat however Brown was watching her from the opposite aspect of the street.
He then compelled her to carry out a intercourse act on his good friend once they received again to her flat in Kensington.
She later instructed the court docket that she might see her rapist was ‘excited’ at how scared she was.
The victim tried to depart the subsequent morning however Brown discovered her packed bag and punched her with ‘great force’ within the ribs.
She escaped to her good friend’s home for a while however finally returned to her own residence the place Brown threatened her with a bread knife.
The girl ran out of the flat with no sneakers on and known as the police. She instructed an officer about her nightmare and Brown was arrested.
He denied the fees however was convicted of, rape, sexual assault, inflicting a girl to have interaction in sexual exercise and assault inflicting precise bodily hurt.
Judge Baumgartner instructed Brown: ‘I have read the victim’s private assertion.
‘It is harrowing. She tells of how she feared for her life whenever you did what you probably did to her.
‘Her life spiralled downwards afterwards into additional dependancy.
‘She misplaced her house. She misplaced contact with her youngsters and her household.
‘She began cleansing her tooth with bleach and misplaced all however 5 tooth as a end result.
‘Although she is not addicted to illicit medication, she has been recognized with post-traumatic stress dysfunction and she describes how this has affected her life.
‘Clearly, what you did to her has left her with lasting psychological damage.’
Yesterday, earlier than being sentenced, Brown received offended that the press had been overlaying his court docket case and instructed his barrister: ‘I can’t have them tarnish my identify.’
The decide began explaining that press freedom to report on public hearings is a ‘fundamental principle of open justice’ however Brown interrupted once more.
He stated: ‘I am agitated, I have been calm since I have been in the court. They have been writing things about me that aren’t true. I’m not snug with the scenario.’
Once his barrister had calmed him down he was instructed that he would serve a life sentence with a minimal of eight years and eight months behind bars.
Brown is already serving one other life sentence he was handed in 2018, by Iselworth Crown Court, for prices which embody false imprisonment and violence towards two completely different ladies.
One of those victims was additionally accused of stealing cash from him.
The decide stated Brown confirmed a sample of ‘targeting vulnerable women’ and ‘taking advantage of them’.
Before his 2018 conviction, Brown spent seven and a half years in jail for his function within the ‘Prada Boys’ gang which stole £2 million price of valuables, together with designer garments, from no less than 35 rich houses in London.
Judge Bamgartner instructed Brown: ‘You have proven completely no regret for this or any of your earlier offending.
‘You maintain your innocence. You lack any empathy towards your victims. You maintain a poor attitude towards women.’
Brown, of no mounted handle, can have to signal the intercourse offenders’ checklist for life.
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