Guilty of uni sex assault
Man on sex offenders register for ‘revolting’ actions
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editorialuxbridge@ trinitysouth.co.uk AN UXBRIDGE man who targeted three young women on a university campus will be on the Sex Offenders Register for five years.
Rajan Naveed, 21, of Clifton Gardens, Uxbridge, admitted assault by beating, sexual assault on a female and a public order offence, at Uxbridge Magistrates Court, police said.
The court heard how on the night of December 1 last year, Naveed, who was not a student, was walking around the campus at Brunel University London trying to chat-up female students.
Naveed approached his first victim, a 21-year-old woman, who was returning from a night out at around 12.30am, and asked for a cuddle. When she refused he became verbally abusive and punched her in the shoulder before walking away.
Shortly afterwards, he approached his second victim, another 21-year-old. She had just swiped her card to open the front door to her halls of residence. As she walked into the foyer, Naveed followed her in and started to talk to her.
When she refused to answer him, Naveed became persistent and again abusive, until she got away into her room.
Then, at around 1.30am, Naveed approached a 22-yearold woman who was outside the front door of another student accommodation building, police said.
Naveed asked for her name but she refused to talk to him. He followed the woman into the foyer and blocked her path, asking for a cuddle.
When the victim refused, Naveed grabbed her forcefully and touched her breasts. The victim pushed him away and ran upstairs to her friend’s room where she called security.
The following day, university security stopped Naveed as he matched the description provided by his victims. He was arrested and later charged. Standards Organisation.
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DC Anji Dawson, from Hillingdon CID, said: “Naveed’s revolting actions resulted in three women being left extremely frightened. One of his victims was so shaken by the incident that she suffered a panic attack.
“The fast response by the university security team in identifying Naveed resulted in him being arrested promptly by police.
“Thankfully he pleaded guilty at court, sparing his victims from having to give evidence and will now be on the Sex Offenders Register for the next five years.”
Naveed appeared before Uxbridge magistrates on May 28. He was handed a two-year community order and placed Telephone: 0300 123 2220 email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have a complaint concerning a potential breach of the Code of Practice, we will deal with your complaint directly or IPSO can refer your complaint to us. Please go to http://www.trinitymirror.com/ on the Sex Offenders Register for five years.
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