Delando Smith a 31-year-old man who carried out several rape and sex attacks on two vulnerable ladies after forcing them into his car was on Monday, 6th November has been jailed for 16 years.
He appeared court after being found guilty of three counts of rape, one count of sexual assault by penetration and one count of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent. Smith was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment with a six-year extension on license.
This conviction follows his previous arrest in August 2016, for which he was on remand awaiting trial in relation to a separate rape allegation for which he was found not guilty on Wednesday, 9 August 2017.
Smith carried out his first attack in May 2015 at about 03:30hrs, when he attacked a 20-year-old woman who was in Southwark on her way back from a night out in Peckham. Delando Smith pulled up in a car as she waited at a bus stop.He engaged her in conversation and offered to give e her a lift.
He was arrested in November 2015 on suspicion of rape and later released on bail while investigations continued on the allegations. While on bail Smith committed a second attack. His phone was seized and analysed, and police found videos showing his attack on the victim .