Man Convicted For Berkshire Sex Attack

3 October 2017, 08:00

Thames valley police

A woman in her late teens had been grabbed after she got off a train at Datchet station

Following an investigation by Thames Valley Police, a man has been convicted of rape and sexual offences.

Kapil Dogra, aged 35, of High Street, Addlestone, Surrey, was found guilty by unanimous jury, following a five day trial at Reading Crown Court.

He was found guilty of one count of rape, two counts of assault of a female by penetration, and one count of causing a female to engage in non-penetrative sexual activity.

At around 10.20pm on 12 April 2017, Dogra approached his victim, a woman in her late teens, in London Road after she had left Datchet railway station.

He grabbed her and took her to a wooded area of land at the junction of Major Farms Road, Ditton Road and London Road where he then raped and sexually assaulted her.

Following an investigation by officers, Dogra was arrested on 18 April 2017, and was charged the following day.

He was convicted on Monday the 2nd of October at Reading Crown Court.

Investigating officer Detective Constable Sara Harrison, of Force CID, based at Maidenhead, said: “I am pleased that Dogra has been convicted of the terrible offences he committed against his victim.

“The victim in this case has been extremely brave in standing up to her attacker and giving evidence in court.

“I hope that Dogra’s conviction will help her to move on from the terrible ordeal that she has been through.

“Thames Valley Police is committed to protecting the public from those who commit such dreadful, violent and predatory acts.

“I would like to thank the community of Datchet for all their support and patience during the course of the days following this incident.”

Dogra was remanded in custody to appear at Reading Crown Court on 3 November for sentencing.