Man sentenced to 20 years for violent rape and attack

22-year-old Slovakian Zdenko Turtak has been given an extended sentence of 20 years for the rape and violent attack on an 18-year-old woman in the Beeston area of Leeds

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CCTV shows Turtak under arrest

West Yorkshire Police have released footage of Turtak being taken into a Leeds police station after he was brought back from his native Slovakia. He fled there after he attacked his victim in Leeds in March.


Man sentenced to 20 years for Beeston rape

22-year-old Zdenko Turtak was sentenced today at Leeds Crown Court Credit: West Yorkshire Police

A Slovakian man who raped a vulnerable 18-year-old woman in Leeds after dragging her from a bus stop and battering her repeatedly with a stone has been jailed for 14 years.

Zdenko Turtak, 22, received the jail term at Leeds Crown Court as part of a 20-year extended sentence after attacking the woman in the Beeston area of the city in March.

His victim was left with severe injuries after she was dragged behind a hedge and battered 18 times with the rock.

Man to be sentenced over violent attack and rape in Beeston

A Slovakian man who raped and violently attacked a woman in Leeds is due in court today to be sentenced.

Zdenko Turtak Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Zdenko Turtak , had pleaded guilty to causing grievous bodily harm with intent and rape, but denied attempted murder.

The 21-year-old was extradited from Slovakia to Britain by West Yorkshire Police. He fled the country after assaulting an 18-year-old woman at a bus stop in Beeston in March.

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