The prosecutor demanded the verdict of gross rape. According to the law, rape as a whole was not judged gross. ( sexual abuse )
The District Court has condemned the 22-year-old Abdullhadi Barhum for two years and six months’ imprisonment for rape and gross sexual crimes in Oulu.
The victim is a 14-year-old girl who was unknown to Barhum.
According to the judgment, the victim had asked somebody at cigarette to get him cigarettes and Barhum had responded to the girl’s request and later applied for alcohol.
According to the law, the man knew that the victim was 14 years old, because she had told her age.
The man met the girl twice and the rape happened the second time.
Barhum denied having committed crimes, according to him, the sexual intercourse took place in a consensus.
According to him, the victim had claimed to be 17 years old.
The man is obliged to pay the victim about 8000 euros, most of which is due to mental suffering.
Man convicted of 14-year-old gross sexual abuse in Oulu
The prosecutor demanded the verdict of gross rape. Prosecutor Kirsi Männikkointends to appeal against the judgment on rape. Defender Ulla-Maija Pöhödiscusses a possible appeal against the ruling with Barhumi.
However, according to the law, rape, on the whole, was not judicious. The court considered that the criterion that severely penalized the judgment would have been the victim’s young age, but the girl was not, for example, caused serious bodily injury or mental disorder.
The act was not done in a particularly brutal or cruel manner, and no weapon was used in the act. Nor did the act involve an instrument of freedom, and it did not take place for a long time.
Suspected sexual offenses in Oulu
At the same weekend in Tuira, there was another suspected sexual offense against a minor. The police have previously said that now the convicted and suspected of another act knew each other.
Both the suspected offense and the crime now in court have taken place on November 17th.
The suspected sexual offenses in Oulu emerged at the end of last year, when the police said they were suspicious of a child abused by eight men for several months in Oulu. There are a number of criminal offenses involved in the case; one man is also suspected of buying sexual services from a young person.
The District Court of Oulu delivered its first conviction for sexual offenses last week.
Earlier this month, the Oulu police have been investigating 29 criminal offenses suspected of serious sexual offenses against minors. The suspects have both Finnish and foreign suspects. The judgment now given is one of these, and it is not a twist of eight suspicions.
In some of Oulu’s sexual suspects, contact has been through the Internet, and some of the suspects and victims have known each other before.