Essex

Soldier jailed for Colchester rape

Pa Eddy Sanyang
Image caption Sanyang attacked his victim as she got out of a taxi in East Hill, Colchester

A soldier has been jailed for eight years after being found guilty of an Essex rape.

Pa Eddy Sanyang, 30, who is based in Germany, was found guilty of attacking a woman on 19 January as she got out of a taxi in East Hill, Colchester.

The court heard the victim had previously refused Sanyang's advances.

Sanyang, who was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court, will also have his name on the sex offenders register for 10 years.

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