Friday, May 25, 2012

Brian Witty Serial rapist who thought he was "untouchable" jailed indefinitely

A former Army captain felt he was “untouchable” after police failed to prosecute him for two rapes and one sexual assault, leaving him free to go on and rape his fourth victim, a court heard yesterday.

Brian Witty, 41, was jailed indefinitely as a judge described him as a "demanding, frightening and determined rapist" who posed a very real danger to women.

The father of two was arrested and questioned after all three initial attacks but managed to escape charge for 16 years.

Judge Nicholas Price QC said that had he been successfully prosecuted at an earlier stage, Witty “may well have not have been free to commit these later serious offences.”
"Justice has been for too long delayed,” he said. Read more