Posted on 5th June 2018
A 32-year-old man was yesterday (Monday, June 4) found guilty of raping a woman as she walked home after a night out.
Ioan Nastase, of no fixed abode, stood trial at Derby Crown Court on a charge relating to the rape of a 41-year-old in Harriet Street, in the Rose Hill area of Derby on October, 15 2016.
Detective Constable Jonathan Harris said:
“We are very pleased with this verdict. Ioan Nastase committed a brutal and callous attack on a woman as she walked home from an evening out.
“We would like to praise her courage, not only for standing up and reliving the events of October, 15 2016 in court, but also for the support that she has given this investigation.”
Nastase will be sentenced at Derby Crown Court during week commencing June 11.