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County Durham rape victim Cheryl Maddison talks to ITV about how the sentencing of her attacker has helped bring closure to the ordeal. Watch Kenny Toal's report here:
Cheryl Maddison from County Durham who was raped, stabbed and left for dead in Magaluf says she couldn't ask for a better sentence for her attacker.
31 year old Morrocon waiter Mohammed el Anssari was jailed for 23 years yesterday following the attack in May 2008.
The 25 year old told ITV she now feels she can close another chapter on her ordeal.
A waiter has been sentenced to 23 years for raping a woman in Majorca, just days after she arrived on the island to work in a bar. The attack on Cheryl Maddison from County Durham only ended when she pretended to be dead.
Mohamed Fadel El Anssari was sentenced to 11 years for sexual assault and another 12 years for attempted murder.
A man has been jailed for 23 years for raping a woman from County Durham on the Spanish island of Majorca and leaving her for dead.
Moroccan waiter Mohamed Fadel El Anssari raped and stabbed Cheryl Madidison with a kitchen knife.