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Ipswich: Man to serve four years in prison for raping 17-year-old girl

15:43 14 May 2014

Adam Hassan

Adam Hassan

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A 24-year-old man was sentenced to four years in prison after pleading guilty to rape at Ipswich Crown Court.

Adam Hassan, of Woodbridge Road, Rushmere St Andrew, was arrested in June last year after police received a report of rape from a 17-year-old girl.

The incident occurred at the YMCA in Wellington Street, Ipswich, on June 27, 2013. The girl met up with Mr Hassan at the property, where he took her to his room and forced her to commit a sexual act..

Hassan was arrested and subsequently charged. He pleaded guilty to rape and was sentenced to four years imprisonment. At the hearing he was also sentenced to six weeks for failure to appear after he did not answer bail for the offence. The two sentences will run consecutively.

10 comments

  • If I was her father he would answer to me not a judge. A father would pass a more suitable sentence.

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    Supernova6

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

  • It was the re-introduction of corporal and capital punishments I called for and which you banned me from saying!

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    Johnthebap

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

  • It seems very odd that you will allow people here to call for castration but will not allow any comment which calls generally for the re-introduction of punishments formerly used but now ceased. There is a thing called FREE SPEECH and it really is about time that our local MONOPOLY newspapers gave its readers that freedom. Just because you may have a soft attitude to crime it does not mean that it is the ONLY viewpoint you should use your newspapers to promote.

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    Johnthebap

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

  • Once again a judge does not give a fit time for such a horrible crime,he will relish that he will soon be free and the victim gets a life sentence,give scum like this 20 years!!!

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    tonyb

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

  • Looks like a standard kind of character for this day and age in Ipswich. Go into town bars, there you will spot similar characters propping up walls and watching women with no intent on spending any money. The joys of living in a Free For All society

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    You What

    Thursday, May 15, 2014

  • Four years sentenced but likely to be back on the streets in two.

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    Steve Blake

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • 4 years??!! Should have been 40. Vermin like this need to be put away for a long, long time.

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    Tractorboy

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • This type of thing is happening far to often in ipswich nowadays these lowlife excuse for human beings should be castrated as m01 has stated.women used to be treated with respect but these people have no comprehension of it filthy low life's not worth the air they breath.

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    gabi

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • He doesn't look quite the ticket, does he?

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    IpswichResident

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

  • Simple, CASTRATION

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    m01

    Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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