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Martin Bordon jailed for raping 13-year-old schoolgirl

A man who admitted raping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl before buying her a pregnancy testing kit has been jailed for six years.

Martin Bordon attacked her at his home in Kirkintilloch, East Dunbartonshire, between June 2011 and March this year.

The 56-year-old was caught after the girl told a teacher what had happened.

Bordon was told he would have faced a nine-year term but for his guilty pleas. He was also placed on the sex offenders register indefinitely.

A previous hearing at the High Court in Glasgow was told how the girl - who was 12 when she was first attacked - would visit the widower's home.

In June last year, she awoke to find Bordon raping her.

Prosecutor Shirley McKenna told how the girl "did not know what to do".

Pregnancy concerns

Bordon attacked the girl again around Christmas time after entering a room naked.

The court was told he later gave the girl gifts for her birthday and on Valentine's Day.

In March this year, Bordon had sex with the girl, who was now aged 13, once more.

Ms McKenna said that Bordon bought her a test kit after she "had concerns that she was pregnant".

The teenager eventually confided in a teacher, saying: "I think I have been raped".

Police later detained Bordon who claimed he had a "carry on" with the girl, but admitted having intercourse with her.

Jailing him at the High Court in Edinburgh, judge Lord Bannatyne told Bordon: "There is clearly no alternative to a custodial sentence given the nature of these offences."

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