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Serial rapist gets life sentence for 159 counts of sexual offences

A 36-year-old man, who has been described as the world’s worst rapist, has been jailed for life for after being found guilty of 159 counts of sexual offences, including 136 rapes.

Reynhard Sinaga was found guilty of luring 48 men from outside Manchester clubs to his flat, where he drugged and assaulted them while filming the attacks and storing the clips.

THE VICTIMS

According to CNN, the PhD student blew his rich property tycoon dad’s money on partying as he enjoyed Manchester’s liberal and tolerant atmosphere to homosexuality.

Sinaga spent more than a decade luring dozens of intoxicated young men in the early hours of the morning outside nightclubs in Manchester before luring them to his apartment before drugging and sexually assaulting them,

He was found guilty of 159 counts of sexual offenses against 48 different men, and must serve 30 years before he is considered for release.

Manchester police said the true number of his victims is likely to have been higher, having found evidence linking him to assaults on as many as 190 different people.

Sinaga was arrested in 2017 after one of his victims, a rugby player, woke up at 6am while being assaulted.

The victim, 18, managed to fight him off, and crucially was able to grab Sinaga’s white iPhone before leaving the apartment.

DATE RAPE

He went to police, who discovered 3.29 terabytes of graphic material on Sinaga’s phone, the equivalent to 250 DVDs.

In some cases, the assaults lasted hours, with one particular attack taking place for eight hours.

According to the police, Sinaga would drug his victims before assaulting them while they were unconscious.

When the victims woke up many of them had no memory of what had happened.

Sinaga, who denied the charges, had claimed all the sexual activity was consensual and that each man had agreed to being filmed while pretending to be asleep – a defence described by the judge as “ludicrous”.

At an earlier sentencing, the judge said she was sure that Sinaga had used a form of date rape drug such as GHB.

Police believe Sinaga began the attacks in 2005 and continued until June 2017.