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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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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