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Saturday 27th August 2016
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Man Jailed for Raping Woman in Her Edmonton Home

A man will spend eight years in prison for raping a woman in her north London home.

Michael-Chukwudi-Anigbugu.jpg34 year old Michael Chukwudi Anigbugu was jailed at Wood Green Court after being convicted of two counts of rape and two offences of sexual assault.

He entered the victim's home in Edmonton between 2 - 3am on October 10 2009. He was identified by a single hair he left on her dressing gown.

Detective Inspector Daniel Smith of the Metropolitan Police Sapphire Unit based at Edmonton was the investigating officer: "This type of attack is rare- Anigbugu was successfully convicted thanks to the victim's courage, the good work of forensic scientists and the dedication and skill of the officers involved in the investigation.

"I would like to pay tribute to the victim who despite suffering such a terrible ordeal has demonstrated remarkable courage. I hope she is able to find some comfort knowing she has assisted in taking a dangerous individual off our streets.

"The Metropolitan Police takes all allegations of rape and sexual assault extremely seriously and we will investigate thoroughly. We encourage any victims of this crime to report it to police. Be assured every assistance and support will be offered."