‘Sex stalker’, 26, who raped two Tinder dates, jailed for 12 years

‘Sex stalker’, 26, who raped two Tinder dates, has been jailed for 12 years – after telling a victim he ‘just didn’t care’ if he was caught by the police

  • Prince Darkwa used Tinder to date his victims in October and November last year.
  • One victim expressed concern about his behavior in several text messages.
  • Another was raped after she insisted on going back home.
  • Darko was convicted of two counts of rape after an eight-day trial in May.

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A ‘sex predator’ who raped two women he met on Tinder has been jailed for 12 years.

Prince Darkwa, 26, used the popular app to date his victims in October and November last year.

One victim expressed concern about Darkwa’s behavior in multiple text messages to a friend within minutes of meeting him.

Guilford Crown Court heard another victim reported the abuse after she insisted on going back to his home address with him.

She said the next thing she remembered was waking up to Darkwa smiling at her and stroking her face. He was bleeding and in a lot of pain.

Darkwa, of Blackwater, Camberley, was convicted of two counts of rape after an eight-day trial in May.

He was acquitted by a jury of raping a third woman.

Prince Darkwa (Above), 26, Of Yeoman Lane, Blackwater, Camberley, Was Convicted Of Two Counts Of Rape After An Eight-Day Trial In May.

Prince Darkwa (above), 26, of Yeoman Lane, Blackwater, Camberley, was convicted of two counts of rape after an eight-day trial in May.

A Surrey Police spokesman said: ‘He was initially arrested on October 6, 2021, after one of the victims reported that Darkwa had sexually assaulted her at her home address after meeting on Tinder. was Darkwa was interviewed and released from custody the following day.

On November 5, 2021, police received a further report of a rape in which the second victim alleged that she had gone out to dinner with Darkwa on October 18, 2021, after which he returned with her to his home address. They both started drinking where they insisted on going.

‘The victim said the next thing she remembered was waking up to Darkwa smiling at her and stroking her face. He was bleeding and in a lot of pain.

‘The victim said she was initially reluctant to come forward because she was unconscious when Darkwa forced himself on her and therefore doubted her belief about what had happened. ‘

Sally Lakin, from the Crown Prosecution Service, said: ‘This is a truly appalling case where the defendant displayed an appalling style of entitlement.

‘Darkwa is a sexual predator, who manipulates situations to rape his victims in order to intimidate and control them.

Guilford Crown Court (Pictured) Heard One Victim Expressed Concerns About Darkwa'S Behavior In A Number Of Text Messages To A Friend Within Minutes Of Meeting Him.

Guilford Crown Court (Pictured) Heard One Victim Expressed Concerns About Darkwa'S Behavior In A Number Of Text Messages To A Friend Within Minutes Of Meeting Him.

Guilford Crown Court (pictured) heard one victim expressed concerns about Darkwa’s behavior in a number of text messages to a friend within minutes of meeting him.

‘It wasn’t that Darkwa didn’t know that his victims weren’t consenting, on the contrary, he had no doubt that the sex was not consensual, even when he killed one of his victims. He also asked if he would be met by the police. . He just didn’t care.’

Detective Constable Alastair Bagshaw, from the Sex Offenses Investigation Team (SOIT), said: ‘Darkwa is a sex predator who deliberately targeted women on dating sites with the sole aim of meeting them for sex. have to do

Whether they consented to it or not was irrelevant to him.

‘The prison sentence he received today will ensure that he stays behind bars and will not be able to do this to anyone else.

‘I hope it will also give him time to reflect on his attitude towards women and his perceived entitlement to sexual activity.

‘Both women expressed reservations about coming forward and reporting this to the police, but are to be commended for having the courage and strength to speak out and ensure that Darkwa is known for his vile and predatory behavior. Be brought to justice for the behavior.’

Darkwa was jailed for 12 years and will remain a registered sex offender for life.

A restraining order was also issued to prevent him from approaching his victims indefinitely.

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