Man Denies Rape Allegations, Says He Fell And Penetrated Victim By Accident (PHOTO)
A millionaire businessman, Ehsan Abdulaziz, who was accused of raping a teenage girl has denied the allegations, claiming that he may have accidentally penetrated the victim after he fell on top of her.
The property developer was accused of allegedly forcing himself on the girl as she slept on the sofa in his plush flat in Maida Vale, West London, following a night of drinking.
Southwark Crown Court heard that after he was arrested, 46-year-old Abdulaziz responded by telling police that “She’ll have to prove it”.
The 18-year-old had met Abdulaziz in the Cirque le Soir nightclub in the West End on Thursday, August 7, 2014 where she had been spending the evening with a friend.
A jury heard that Abdulaziz offered to give the pair a lift home from the celeb hotspot in his Aston Martin.
He invited the two girls into his flat for a nightcap then he took the alleged victim’s friend into a bedroom for sex.
The complainant woke in the early hours of the morning to find Abdulaziz on top of her forcing himself inside her, according to The Telegraph.
Prosecutor Jonathan Davies said: “She woke up with the defendant kissing her and his penis in her vagina, she was wearing shorts and he had pulled them to one side.
“She said ‘what are you doing?’ he said ‘it’s fine’ indicating that her friend was asleep.
“She got up to find her friend, tried to wake her but couldn’t, she then tried to get out of the flat as quickly as she could.
“She was very upset about what had happened to her and because she couldn’t wake her friend, she called two friends, she then called the police.
“As a result or her complaint- she was spoken to and she was medically examined at a sexual assault referral centre.”
Abdulaziz initially told police he had woken the girl at 5.30am when he went to get a glass of water from the kitchen and to switch off the TV, the prosecutor said.
He claimed the teenager pulled him onto her and placed his hand between her legs.
But she become angry when he had offered to call her a taxi and stormed into the bedroom to wake her friend, Mr Davies said.
Abdulaziz was re-interviewed by police in May this year after traces of his DNA were traced to the victim.
Mr Davies said: “On this occasion he said after he had sex with the complainant’s friend his penis was still erect and he had semen on his hands when he went into the living room.
“He said in the second interview she pushed his hands down on to her vagina.
“He said that he did fall on to her and his penis may have penetrated her vagina. You may consider, members of the jury, him changing the account he was giving.”
Abdulaziz, of Maida Vale, London denies rape. The trial continues.