The Independent today said that a woman who was raped by a man who purported to come to her aid after she got lost on a night out in Dublin says she is now a “broken person”.
In a victim impact statement read out in the Central Criminal Court today the married mother described how she suffers from panic attacks and depression since she was raped by Mohamed Okda while on a night out in Dublin city in 2014.
“My trusting nature and heart has been broken,” she said. “I am now a broken person…My belief that people are essentially good and my belief in people around me has been damaged.”
Okda (30), an Egyptian national formerly of Coolfin, Rathdowney, Co Laois, was found guilty by a jury of two counts of raping the woman and one count of sexually assaulting her at a flat in Dublin…