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Man handed down 8-year prison sentence for rape, attempted rape

The criminal court in Paphos sentenced a 26-year-old man on Friday to eight years of prison time in relation to cases of rape and attempted rape committed on June 4 and 5 of this year, the CNA reports.

According to the police, the 26-year-old pleaded guilty to the crimes. 

He reportedly entered four homes and attempted to rape women, while on one occasion he managed to rape a 41-year-old woman who was working as a housemaid.

Three rape attempts had preceded the latter incident; one against a female domestic assistant, a woman who is a permanent Cyprus resident and an elderly woman aged 75 who was living on her own.

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