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Twelve years imprisonment after rape at care home

A man who sexually assaulted a vulnerable woman in a care home with has been jailed for 12 years.

Stanley Ekhator, 36, was for jailed for one count of sexual activity with a person with a mental disorder in Manchester.

The investigation was launched last year after police received an allegation of rape from a 76-year-old woman at a care home. The victim was taken to Saint Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) for further tests and support.

Through extensive forensic investigation and CCTV analysis, officers identified that the suspect was a member of staff at the victim’s care home.

Detective Constable Tanya Andreeva of GMP’s North Manchester CID said: “I commend the victim and her loved ones for their bravery throughout this investigation and for having the strength to report this horrific crime to Greater Manchester Police.

“This was a distressing and traumatic investigation for the victim and her loved ones. Ekhator’s lack of respect, remorse and his total disregard for the victim’s wellbeing is despicable.” 

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