A violent rapist who brutalised a lady and woman throughout a sequence of intercourse assaults has been jailed for 14 years.
Nathan Gillet’s marketing campaign of abuse passed off on the Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute, over a 17-year interval.
The 50-year-old denied the costs, however was discovered responsible of 13 offences together with rape, sexual assault, and bodily assaulting a boy.
At the High Court in Edinburgh on Thursday, choose Lord Armstrong informed the primary offender: “These crimes of which you have been convicted are disturbing and grave.”
Gillet repeatedly attacked one lady between 2002 and 2019. On one event, he raped her whereas she was asleep, intoxicated, and shifting out and in of consciousness.
He additionally repeatedly assaulted a schoolgirl and acted in the direction of her in a threatening and abusive method. Gillet sexually assaulted her when she was beneath the age of 13 after which raped her on one event when she grew to become a youngster.
The courtroom heard Gillet, from Rothesay, continues to disclaim accountability and has been assessed as posing a excessive danger of reoffending.
‘The lasting impact of your conduct on them could also be incalculable’
Lord Armstrong mentioned the sufferer impression statements confirmed the “devastating and ongoing, long-term negative consequences” of Gillet’s actions on their every day lives.
The choose added: “The lasting effect of your conduct on them may be incalculable.
“They have suffered vital and lasting detrimental results on their well being and the standard of their lives – bodily, emotionally and psychologically.”
As effectively because the 14-year jail sentence, Gillet has been positioned on the intercourse offenders’ register indefinitely.
In addition, he will probably be supervised for an extra 5 years upon his launch from jail.
Lord Armstrong mentioned: “I am satisfied that an extended sentence is necessary in your case in order to provide adequate protection to the public from serious harm.”
Defence counsel Simon Gilbride mentioned that Gillet has now misplaced his dwelling and his enterprise.