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Aberdeen rapist and child molester Robert Douglas jailed for seven years

An Aberdeen man who abused children and raped a woman has been jailed.

Robert Douglas, 57, was found guilty of offences dating back to the 1970s and 1980s.

He was jailed for seven years at the High Court in Edinburgh, where judge Edward Bowen QC told him: "The fact of the matter is justice has now caught up with you."

As Douglas was led away, a woman sitting in the public benches said: "I hope you rot in hell."

Defence counsel Neil Murray QC had told the court: "He is under no illusions about the gravity of the offences."

Douglas was placed on the sex offenders register.

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