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Double Tunbridge Wells rapist Soran Mahmad-Ali behind bars after being convicted of two attacks in Southborough

19 August 2014
by KentOnline reporter

A rapist has been jailed for eight years after twice raping a woman.

Soran Mahmad-Ali, of High Street, Tunbridge Wells, attacked his victim in Southborough.

The 45-year-old was arrested in 2012 and charged with six counts of rape.

Tunbridge Wells rapist Soran Mahmad-Ali has been jailed for eight years

Tunbridge Wells rapist Soran Mahmad-Ali has been jailed for eight years

He stood trial at Maidstone Crown Court and was found guilty of two rapes. He was acquitted of the other four charges.

Mahmad-Ali was sentenced to eight years in prison and told his name will appear on the sex offenders' register for life.

DC Nicola Hilton, from Kent Police, said: "I am happy for the victim as this may provide some closure for her in what was a very difficult time in her life.

"If someone has been a victim of sexual offences, but not reported them then I would urge them to come forward.

"If you have been the victim of a sexual offence then you will be taken seriously, treated compassionately and we will do everything in our power to ensure that the offender is sent to prison."

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