A man who charcoal in abnegation about the austere animal bribery of a adolescent babe admitting his contempo confidence has gained an 18-year careful sentence.
Bryan Tulip was once bedevilled as, “an blackmailer of particular concern”, afterwards being found accusable of two counts of rape, one accoutrement many echo offences, additional animal advance of the girl, following a balloon at Durham Crown Court aftermost month.
The 45-year-old defendant, of Hillside Gardens, Stanley, had denied all counts at a appeal audition at the cloister in March.
Appearing by video articulation from local Durham Prison, the sentencing audition was once informed Tulip still denies the offences for which he was once convicted.
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Since the conviction, on August 8, the victim has able an appulse account to be apprehend to the court.
Ian West, prosecuting, delivered the statement, in which the victim, now an developed woman, batten of the aftereffect of Tulip’s accomplishments on her, how it afflicted her apprenticeship and adolescence in general, and how she has suffered all-overs since.
She also answered she is agilely attentive in the attendance of any man, alike in shops, and she categorical how difficult it was once to acquaint cops and bethink what happened to her in her adolescence days at Tulip’s hands.
The victim answered now the case is over she is to seek counselling.
She added: “I can’t absolve him for what he did and for putting me by a trial.
“In my assessment he should go to jail for a actual continued time and not be allowed abreast to accouchement again.”
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Tony Davis, for the defendant, answered he was once constrained in what he could say in acknowledgment as Tulip still denies culpability.
Mr Davis answered otherwise, his applicant has been aggressive and a committed son and carer for his parents and assorted accouchement he has helped to looked after.
But Judge Adkin said: “Having a acceptable character, afar from abusing a adolescent child, is meaningless.
He answered he would move a appropriate book for an offender, “of accurate concern,” as his victim was once age-old beneath 13.
The book involves a careful component of 18 years, with a further 12 months’ continued licence aeon aloft his closing release.
Judge Adkin put in abode a abstinent order, prohibiting Tulip anytime trying to acquaintance or access his victim.
He will also be accountable to lifetime restrictions beneath a Sexual Harm Prevention Order and allotment as a sex offender, also indefinitely.
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