A 42-year-old taxi driver has been jailed for sexually assaulting four of his customers in Newbury, Berkshire.
The rapist was caught after police obtained and reviewed hundreds of hours of cctv and took statements from a large number of witnesses.
Ruhen Miah from Charter Road in Newbury, was sentenced to fourteen years behind bars at Reading Crown Court on Friday 21st September. He had pleaded guilty, at previous hearings, to one count of rape, one count of attempted rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual assault by penetration.
The attacks on the four women took place in the January and February of this year.
In the first incident, Miah, who was a licensed taxi driver in West Berkshire, sexually assaulted a woman in her late teens in his taxi at an unknown location in Thatcham on Monday 1st January 2018. She had been out celebrating the New Year in Newbury.
On Saturday 20th January, another woman who had also been on a night out in Newbury flagged down Miah's taxi in Mayors Lane in the early hours of the morning. He assaulted her in his taxi at an unknown location while driving her home.
Later - early in the morning and during the same shift, Miah sexually assaulted and tried to rape another woman in her late teens in the taxi - also at an unknown location.
Thames Valley Police said the final offence happened in the early hours of Saturday 24th February. The taxi driver picked up a woman in her twenties, near the roundabout at Inches Yard. He drove the taxi to a property in Newbury where he then raped her. She was the fourth victim involved in the court case.
Thames Valley Police praised the victims for their bravery during the criminal investigation.