Belfast Telegraph

Monday 22 September 2014

Slammer date for rape perv

Evil sex monster faces 10 years in jail for attack

AN evil sex monster, who raped a five-months pregnant Bangor mum, has been warned that his jail sentence could top the maximum recommended for the sick crime.

AN evil sex monster, who raped a five-months pregnant Bangor mum, has been warned that his jail sentence could top the maximum recommended for the sick crime.

Jason Elvis Graham admitted raping Karen Gillan at knife-point at her Bangor home last August, when he appeared in Downpatrick Crown court in March.

He was due to be sentenced last week, but the case was adjourned to allow for psychological reports to be made available.

But trial judge David McFarland left evil Graham in no doubt that he would be behind bars for a long time.

The judge told the court on Friday that he was considering invoking a section of the Criminal Justice Act, which allows the maximum sentence of 10 years to be exceeded if the offender remains a danger to the public.

The grim ordeal that Graham subjected mum-of-nine Karen Millan to will now stretch on for another four weeks, after his case was adjourned to allow the full version of a psychological report to be viewed by the court.

As she left the court last week, Ms Millan told Sunday Life that she was "bitterly disappointed" that the case was set to drag on for another month.

"The whole thing is very frustrating," she added.

Extracts of the pending psychological report, read to the court, highlight Graham as both "a high risk to women and the public in general".

Last August, he broke into Ms Millan's Bangor home and held a 10-inch knife to her throat while he raped her.

After the horrific attack, Graham burgled the house.

His brave victim gave up her right to anonymity to appeal for help in identifying her attacker.

Graham then fled Northern Ireland, knowing that his victim's accurate description would quickly identify him.

He later returned and gave himself up to police in Bangor.

He is due to be sentenced next month.

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