A taxi driver who took a passenger to a remote location before raping her in a “sickening attack” has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years.
Married Mohammed Shahin picked up the 20-year-old in
Leeds city centre after she had been on a night out but then drove to a
secluded spot near, thought to be near Menston.
The terrified woman, who had fallen asleep en route, awoke to find Shahin, 28, attacking her.
After the rape, he then casually dropped her off close to her home.
said after picking her up Shahin had turned off the GPS tracking system
that would have allowed his taxi firm to monitor his location –
suggesting he had sinister motives from the outset.