A Sydney chef has been discovered responsible of spiking his co-worker’s tea and raping her whereas she was unconscious.
The 33-year-old, who cannot be named for authorized causes, confronted a trial within the NSW District Court docket after pleading not responsible to sexual activity with out consent and utilizing an intoxicating substance in November 2010.
The jury on Friday discovered him responsible on each counts after three days of deliberations.
His sufferer had advised the court docket she accepted a cup of tea from her married co-worker throughout a go to to his south Sydney unit for what she thought was a piece handover.
The Crown alleged he had spiked the then 20-year-old’s drink with an insomnia drug referred to as Triazolam.
The girl, who’s from China, stated her subsequent reminiscence after consuming the tea was waking in her personal mattress the following day with the entire room spinning.
“I felt dizzy, nauseated and I simply wished to vomit. I felt very feeble, I attempted to rise up however I could not,” she stated by way of an interpreter.
The sufferer stated her housemate, who additionally labored with them, advised her after she woke that the chef introduced her house the day before today and defined she had warmth exhaustion.
Throughout his opening tackle, prosecutor Cameron Reynolds stated the person advised police he’d had intercourse with the lady as a result of they had been in a relationship however denied drugging her drink as alleged.
His matter is listed for sentence in March.