The mini cab driver who raped a vulnerable woman while she was asleep in his car, in Uxbridge, has been jailed for six years.
At a sentencing hearing at Blackfriars Crown Court on Friday (October 2), Ali Moaberfard was sentenced to six years imprisonment and has been placed on the sex offenders register indefinitely.
The 39-year-old, from Barnet, was found guilty of the rape of a 31-year-old woman at Blackfriars Crown Court on Tuesday August 11.
The court had heard how, on the night of May 4 2012, the victim had been out in Notting Hill at a party. Leaving the party she decided to take a minicab to get home.
The car was driven by Moaberfard and, instead of taking her home, he took the victim, who was reportedly in a vulnerable state, to an address in Uxbridge. It was here his victim fell asleep.
The victim awoke to find Moaberfard raping her. Despite telling him no he continued and she passed out again, according to Met Police report.
The following morning, Moaberfard dropped his victim at Uxbridge Underground station. From there, the victim went to hospital and later police were called and an investigation began.
Clothing from the victim reportedly contained a DNA trace that matched Moaberfard and so he was arrested.
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