Suffolk man who raped three women jailed for 18 years

Carl Tarigha, from Stowmarket, was jailed for 18 years. Credit: Suffolk Police

A 29-year-old man from Suffolk has been jailed for 18 years for raping three woman.

Carl Tarigha, from Stowmarket, was found guilty at Ipswich Crown Court.

Tarigha’s crimes took place over a period of 10 months between the autumn of 2015 and summer of 2016.

The attacks took place in Harwich, Essex and at his flat in Stowmarket. His victims were aged 18, 19 and 26.

PC Penny Howell said: "Carl Tarigha is a sexual predator who subjected his victims to cold, calculated and violent attacks, not only raping them but inflicting other physical assaults on them, whether it was pinning them down, slapping them, or pulling their hair. He also threatened to kill one of the victims."

Tarigha was sentenced to 18 years’ imprisonment, with an additional four years on licence. He was told he will serve a minimum term of 12 years in jail.