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Germany: Asylum-seeker convicted of raping Chinese students

AP  |  Berlin 

A German has convicted a 32- year-old Iraqi man of raping two Chinese college students in the western city of Bochum.

The dpa agency reported Tuesday that the sentenced the man to 11 years in prison.



The defendant, who wasn't identified by name, acknowledged in that he assaulted the women in August and November last year. evidence linked him to both crimes.

The defendant came to as an asylum-seeker more than a year ago with his wife and children.

The victims, who were 21 and 27 years old at the time, had been studying at Bochum university.

The high-profile case was one of several that fanned a national debate in about how to respond to a rise in violent crimes committed by migrants.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Germany: Asylum-seeker convicted of raping Chinese students

A German court has convicted a 32- year-old Iraqi man of raping two Chinese college students in the western city of Bochum. The dpa news agency reported Tuesday that the court sentenced the man to 11 years in prison. The defendant, who wasn't identified by name, acknowledged in court that he assaulted the women in August and November last year. DNA evidence linked him to both crimes. The defendant came to Germany as an asylum-seeker more than a year ago with his wife and children. The victims, who were 21 and 27 years old at the time, had been studying at Bochum university. The high-profile case was one of several that fanned a national debate in Germany about how to respond to a rise in violent crimes committed by migrants. A German has convicted a 32- year-old Iraqi man of raping two Chinese college students in the western city of Bochum.

The dpa agency reported Tuesday that the sentenced the man to 11 years in prison.

The defendant, who wasn't identified by name, acknowledged in that he assaulted the women in August and November last year. evidence linked him to both crimes.

The defendant came to as an asylum-seeker more than a year ago with his wife and children.

The victims, who were 21 and 27 years old at the time, had been studying at Bochum university.

The high-profile case was one of several that fanned a national debate in about how to respond to a rise in violent crimes committed by migrants.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Germany: Asylum-seeker convicted of raping Chinese students

A German has convicted a 32- year-old Iraqi man of raping two Chinese college students in the western city of Bochum.

The dpa agency reported Tuesday that the sentenced the man to 11 years in prison.

The defendant, who wasn't identified by name, acknowledged in that he assaulted the women in August and November last year. evidence linked him to both crimes.

The defendant came to as an asylum-seeker more than a year ago with his wife and children.

The victims, who were 21 and 27 years old at the time, had been studying at Bochum university.

The high-profile case was one of several that fanned a national debate in about how to respond to a rise in violent crimes committed by migrants.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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