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Rapist gets seven years

Published 09/02/2010 | 05:00

A TAXI driver who raped and sexually assaulted a female passenger after driving her to an isolated area, has been jailed for seven years.

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John Ryan (43), of Clonard, Westbury, Limerick, was found guilty at the Central Criminal Court last November. Ryan, whose leg was amputated after a serious accident when he was 19, had pleaded not guilty to rape and sexual assault of the 21-year-old woman on October 17, 2007, after picking her up in his cab a short distance from a Limerick nightclub.

Irish Independent

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