Glasgow & West Scotland

Przemyslaw Rogowski guilty of raping women in Glasgow

A man has been convicted of assaulting and raping two women during an eight-year-period of abuse.

Polish national Przemyslaw Rogowski, 33, had denied abusing the Scottish women while in relationships with them.

He was caught after one of the women reported him to police for possessing indecent images of children.

At the High Court in Glasgow, temporary judge John Beckett QC deferred sentence on Rogowski and paced him on the sex offenders register.

Both woman, in their evidence, told the court how they had met Rogowski in Glasgow.

Victim restrained

They described him as charming, caring, affectionate and loving until they moved in together. It was then that he became increasingly violent.

His first victim, who was 20 when she first met Rogowski, told the jury how he used her as a punchbag.

He would slap her on the face, punch her, spit on her and jump on her body and strike her with a belt.

Rogowski also throttled his partner and on one occasion, between April and September 2003, he restrained her while another man had sex with her.

The court was told that Rogowski then punched the woman unconscious before having sex with her.

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His second victim, 26, was also beaten unconscious and on various occasions, between April 2008 and November 2010, he raped her.

He threatened to make her have sex with another man while he watched.

Rogowski also told his victim he would make her have sex with a prostitute while he watched and forced her to watch pornography.

The woman left him and contacted police after finding indecent images of children on his computer.

The court heard that Rogowski had 109 images of children and was searching the internet for underage girls and rape-related material.

Judge Beckett told Rogowski, who has no previous convictions: "You have been found guilty of many charges, some of which are extremely serious."

He thanked the jury for paying close attention to the evidence which he described as "harrowing".

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