The Rape Crisis Blog

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of rape victims throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Rapist used drug for stress

A GANG rapist yesterday said he was smoking up to 70 pipes of the lethal party drug ice every day in the months leading up to his attack on a teenage girl. In a bid to reduce his sentence, Canan Eken detailed his heavy use of crystal methamphetamine - a drug recently condemned by Police Commissioner Ken Moroney as a scourge worse than heroin. For Eken, defence counsel Geoffrey Nicholson QC claimed the 28-year-old underwent a "psychotic episode'' on the night of the sex attack brought on by his drug abuse and family history of mental illness. Eken yesterday said he was using g of ice daily for six months before he forced a 17-year-old girl to perform sex acts on his two flatmates at Rosebery on July 30, 2004. He "constantly'' smoked between 40 and 70 pipes of the drug each day.

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